New Jersey, NJ (May 14, 2008) - As recently reported by Microsoft, there has been a 300% increase in the number of Trojan attacks launched in past 12 months. To help end users that may have already been infected in the current wave of attacks, Comodo, a leading security company, today announced the first-of-its-kind free PC cleaning provided by a trained expert. Unlike other security companies that offer free automated cleaning tools that users must manage, Comodo's free malware cleaning service has real people remotely cleaning machines in order to ensure that machines receive a thorough and proper cleaning. This free service is available for a limited time and is offered without obligation - "no catches - no kidding."
Comodo Responds to Trojan Threats
Comodo recognizes that the increasing number of Trojan threats worldwide undermines people's confidence in the Internet as a trusted medium for communications and commerce. In order to help consumers increase their confidence in their online transactions, Comodo is offering its expert malware removal services for free so that everyone can be protected. After receiving remedial virus cleaning services from Comodo, end users should use preventative security, such as the free Comodo Firewall Pro, to prevent future virus infiltration.
This limited time offer provides a Free PC Cleaning service delivered by security experts who remotely access a user's computer and perform the cleaning, removing Trojans, spyware, viruses, rootkits and other malicious code.
Promoting Safe Computing Practices
Comodo is offering this service to introduce consumers to safe computing practices. While almost all users recognize that they need to keep their machine secure, they often do not how to select the best security providers. This initiative is meant to introduce users to Comodo as a holistic provider of preventative and remedial services so that consumers will feel comfortable on the Internet, whether they are surfing, purchasing or performing other transactions.
" By offering a free malware cleaning service, we aim to create a community of confident consumers with clean PCs " said Melih Abdulhayoglu, CEO and Chief Security Architect of Comodo. " This is how we continue to build on our vision of a trusted Internet so that more and more users will feel safe while surfing - and purchasing - on the web ."
For more information, please visit: http://personalfirewall.comodo.com/ .
The Comodo companies provide the infrastructure that is essential in enabling e-merchants, other Internet-connected companies, software companies, and individual consumers to interact and conduct business via the Internet safely and securely. The Comodo companies offer PKI SSL , Code Signing , Content Verification and Email Certificate ; award winning PC Security software; Vulnerability Scanning services for PCI Compliance ; secure e-mail and fax services.
Continual innovation, a core competence in PKI, and a commitment to reversing the growth of Internet-crime distinguish the Comodo companies as vital players in the Internet's ongoing development. Comodo secures and authenticates online transactions and communications for over 200,000 business customers and 3,000,000 users of our desktop security products.
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