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Comodo Provides Security Freeware in 17 Languages Jersey City, NJ, July 07, 2009 - Until now, Comodo Internet Security had a drawback: it was only available in English. Grateful Internet users around the world install the award-winning freeware on their computers. Yet many could not benefit from it because they could not understand the English-language instructions for the antivirus and firewall software. Malware thrives in the world's poorest countries where Internet users can barely afford PCs and Internet access. Security software in those countries is considered a luxury. Infection easily strikes in these countries, and the infection passes from one unprotected computer to another. Comodo Internet Security 3.10 is available in 17 languages. The award-winning suite can be downloaded in Brazilian, Chinese (simplified and traditional), Czech, Dutch, Estonian, Finnis... (more)

Patent-Pending Hardware-free Hackerguardian Scans Networks in the Cloud

Jersey City, NJ, September 16, 2009 - As an industry first, Comodo introduces vulnerability scanning for internal networks in the cloud. This patent-pending innovation is available with the newest release of its product HackerGuardian™. Merchants who accept payment cards such as credit cards are required to scan their networks at certain periods, checking for breaches in security. Previously, internal network scans required dedicated hardware, run by an onsite employee. With HackerGuardian, businesses can now run remote scans of their internal and external networks using the sa... (more)

Developers and End Users Benefit from Code-signing Certificates

Jersey City, NJ, November 18, 2009 - Buying or borrowing software on the Internet carries risks, both for the developer and for the person who plans to use it. End users who install malicious software in their computers may lose their purchase price. Worse, they may risk damaging their computers. Developers risk that someone may intercept their software file and alter it, adding deleterious code. Such alterations could damage their professional reputations. Developers who sell or exchange software can protect their code and their reputations by using code-signing certificates. C... (more)

Comodo Security Freeware Is Editor's Choice

Comodo Security Solutions, Inc., is proud to announce that Comodo Internet Security has won the 2009 Techsupportalert.com "Editor's Choice" award for Free Vista 64-bit Software. "This editor's choice award is only given to the best product in its category, so this is an honor," said Rik Mayell, Category Editor at Gizmo's Techsupportalert Comodo Internet Security protects computers online. Its first line of defense is a firewall with Host Intrusion Prevention System, combined with a constantly-updated antivirus database. Comodo offers this powerful protection to all Internet use... (more)

Don't Blame the Browser

Malih Abdulhayoglu, in a column for SecurityFocus.com, urges readers to move away from traditional detection-based software and toward a prevention-based technology. http://www.securityfocus.com/columnists/492 ... (more)