F-Secure: Innovating to Protect the Irreplaceable in 2010

In addition to an array of threats F-Secure’s Labs predict that there will be more attacks on social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Myspace, Linkedln, etc. The 350 million people on Facebook, for instance, obviously represent a concentration of people, data and trust far too tempting for cyber-criminals to ignore. And these networks invite users to blur the lines between business and pleasure, creating new risks for PCs both at work and at home.

Meanwhile, hackers are looking to exploit new technologies—such as real-time and location-based search—and scammers are figuring out even craftier ways to exploit the information we reveal in our Tweets, updates and profiles.

F-Secure is dedicated to creating products that protect your irreplaceable data, content and time, so you don’t have to worry about all of these endlessly evolving threats on the web.

We want to thank Mourad for this chance to lay out some of the security solutions we’re offering for 2010.

F-Secure Internet Security 2010 includes comprehensive anti-virus, anti-spyware and firewall along with several breakthrough technologies. DeepGuard 2.0 uses “in-the-cloud” computing to provide instant protection against new threats. Browsing Protection reveals dangerous and corrupted sites while Exploit Shield blocks suspected malicious activity. The Exploit Shield technology in Internet Security 2010 would have helped Google block the recent Aurora attacks . Internet Security is available for Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 operating systems.

Anti-Virus 2010 is based on same technologies as F-Secure Internet Security. It offers enhanced protection against viruses, spyware, infected e-mail attachments, and other malware. F-Secure Anti-Virus is also available on Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 operating systems.

Data that exists inside only one internet-connected PC is always at risk—especially as new threats threats like ransomware emerge. F-Secure Online Backup creates unlimited online copies of the important files on your computer. F-Secure Online Backup gives you safe and easy access to your backed-up pictures, documents and other digital content anywhere over the Internet. It’s available Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Mac OS X operating systems.

In addition to our premium personal and business tools, F-Secure will update many of the free technologies we’ve created to protect users and minimize the spread of threats.

Health Check is a free browser-based solution that can be used to check that your computer has up-to-date internet security product and that your applications doesn’t contain any known vulnerabilities. It will also assist the customer to solve any problems it might find. F-Secure Health Check works on Windows XP and Vista machines with Microsoft Internet Explorer 6/7 or Mozilla Firefox 3.0.

Online Scanner is a free browser based solution that can be used to scan your computer for malware. Online Scanner works on Windows XP and Vista machines with Microsoft Internet Explorer 6/7 or Mozilla Firefox 3.0.

The links posted on social networks create the greatest threat to users’ safety. Our newest free tool, Browsing Protection is a way to check if a website is dangerous so you can protect your identity as you visit new sites. It’s available though any web-connected browser.

In just a few years, more people will access the web from mobile devices than from conventional PCs. F-Secure is dedicated to securing smartphones as they become more connected, smarter and contain crucial more business and financial data.

Our newest mobile product protects against the most immediate threat to your phone—theft or loss. With Anti-Theft for Mobile, you can remotely lock the phone and protect the information it contains with a single SMS message. Even if a thief changes the SIM card, the Theft Control feature locks the phone and informs you of the new number. As an ultimate safety measure, you can erase all the data on the phone with Remote Wipe.

Mobile Security includes anti-virus, anti-spyware, a firewall along with anti-theft. It operates seamlessly with automatic updates keep the phone constantly protected. F-Secure released its first mobile security product ten years ago this February.

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