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
Developers who sell or exchange software can protect their code and their
reputations by using code-signing certificates. Code-signing certificates
create X.509 data files called “signatures” that developers can attach to
their software files. The signature disappears from the software if anyone
(including the developer) alters the code.
The digital signature functions as tamper-proof packaging for intangible
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
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)
Malih Abdulhayoglu, in a column for SecurityFocus.com, urges readers to move
away from traditional detection-based software and toward a prevention-based
"Do cyberattacks count as warfare?" in The Economist's Technology Quarterly
(December, 2008) explores confusion surrounding botnet attacks on political
entities. What kind of crime are they, and how should governments react?
Read it now--after December, 2009, access is only for Economist print
Comodo Internet Security puts power in the hands of the people with a default
deny approach to installing software. The award-winning suite includes both
firewall and anti-virus software and is available to Internet users entirely
Melih Abdulhayoglu, Chief Security Architect and CEO of Comodo said, "Other
security software works on a default-allow basis. If you allow software in by
default, you admit any software as long as that software is not on a
blacklist of known malware." Malware is software that can harm computers or
can be used to steal personal information.