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Aug 02, 2011, 07:00 ET Webroot Strengthens Its Banking Security Portfolio with Mobile Security

Webroot, the first Internet security service company, has today announced it is extending mobile security applications to its partners in banking in...


Jun 23, 2011, 07:00 ET New Appointment to Drive Financial Growth and Operational Efficiencies at Webroot

Webroot, the first Internet security service company, has appointed John Post to the new role of vice president of finance. An executive with more...


Apr 04, 2011, 07:00 ET Webroot Introduces Smartphone and Tablet Security

Webroot, the first Internet security service company, today announced a new mobile security application designed to protect Android™ smartphone and...


Mar 15, 2011, 12:35 ET Internet Security Basics

When it comes to creating Internet security threats, malware writers are masters of disguise and manipulation. They are constantly evolving their...


Mar 07, 2011, 09:01 ET FirstBank Fights Back Against Cybercrime With Webroot Subsidiary Prevx

Webroot, the first Internet security service company, today announced that its subsidiary Prevx has partnered with Tennessee-based FirstBank to offer ...


Mar 04, 2011, 07:00 ET Online Credit Card Fraud: What to Watch For

Every year, online cybercriminals steal billions of dollars from unsuspecting computer users and companies by committing credit card fraud. And...


Feb 25, 2011, 07:00 ET Home Computer Security Tips

The Internet has simplified the way people live. With the ability to keep up with friends and family around the globe, buy virtually anything, do...


Feb 11, 2011, 10:11 ET Keeping Kids Safe Online

Today's kids are growing up in a world where the Web is part of their everyday lives, social networking sites have always existed and buying music...


Feb 10, 2011, 09:01 ET Companies Spend 16 Days a Month Maintaining On-Premise Security Solutions

Organizations spend an average of 127 hours per month managing on-site security solutions and related problems, according to new research from...


Feb 08, 2011, 09:01 ET Webroot Appoints Jeff Santelices Vice President of Worldwide Strategic Alliances

Webroot, the first Internet security service company, today announced the appointment of Jeff Santelices as vice president of worldwide strategic...


Jan 27, 2011, 07:00 ET Phishing Threats: What to Watch Out For

Cyber criminals often use a tactic called phishing to trick PC users into sharing bank account logins, Social Security numbers, credit card numbers...


Jan 20, 2011, 11:58 ET Spyware Prevention 101 -Spyware Information Every Consumer Should Know

Spyware goes by many names, including adware, malware, crimeware, scumware and snoopware, but no matter what you call it, its purpose is still the...


Jan 18, 2011, 07:01 ET Webroot Provides Channel Partners with Enhanced Email Security Management to Meet Growing Demand

Webroot, the first Internet security service company, today announced the latest release of Webroot® Email Security Service. As managed service...


Jan 17, 2011, 07:01 ET Webroot Expands Technology Leadership With Two Executive Appointments

Webroot, the first Internet security service company, today announced two new executive leadership positions created to lead the company's cloud...


Jan 12, 2011, 12:00 ET Trojan Horses, Worms & Email Viruses, Oh My!

Every month hundreds of thousands of unsuspecting computer users are faced by the inconveniences, complications and data loss that can come with...


Dec 17, 2010, 07:00 ET Tips for Researching Internet Security Software

Every consumer knows that reliable, updatable antivirus and antispyware software is one of the keys to creating a safe, secure online environment at...


Dec 07, 2010, 01:42 ET Avoid the Phishing Net

Phishing, the process of attempting to acquire sensitive information by masquerading as a legitimate and trustworthy company via online means, used...


Nov 30, 2010, 06:04 ET Using Social Networks Safely

Everyone, from kids to grandparents, uses social networks like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. They're a great place to keep in touch with friends,...


Nov 22, 2010, 03:07 ET Webroot Releases Annual Holiday Cybersecurity Survey

Webroot, the first Internet security service company, today released the results of a survey exploring consumers' online shopping habits leading up...


Nov 18, 2010, 11:30 ET Secure Online Shopping: How to Protect Yourself from Online Fraud this Holiday Season

There's no question that online shopping is convenient, especially around the holidays. And with special offers, like free shipping and online...


Nov 05, 2010, 02:11 ET Corporate Web Security: A Business Imperative

Business Internet security has never been easy to manage. But with the increasing sophistication of malware, plus the growing volume of spam that...


Nov 01, 2010, 08:00 ET Webroot Acquires Prevx

Webroot, the first Internet security service company, today announced it has acquired Prevx, provider of the world's most scalable and effective...


Oct 29, 2010, 06:24 ET Why Password Protection & Internet Security Software Matter

In today's information age, we use passwords daily to log into computer accounts, retrieve email and share files on social media sites....


Oct 18, 2010, 06:01 ET Webroot Announces Latest Release of Cloud-Based Web Security Service

Webroot, the first Internet security service company, today announced the latest version of Webroot® Web Security Service. Updates include new Web...


Oct 15, 2010, 11:01 ET Endpoint Security Software: A Solution to Online Threats in the Age of Workplace Social Networking

Hardly a week goes by when the national press doesn't carry a story about how social networks represent a threat to privacy or internet security, or...