Norman Launches Free Malware Cleaner For Consumers And Businesses

Norman Malware Cleaner 2.1 includes "Quick Scan" mode allows for rapid detection of active malware

June 7, 2011

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FAIRFAX, Va., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Norman, a leading security company that offers products protecting consumers, enterprises and government, today announced the availability of Norman Malware Cleaner 2.1 for the detection and removal of malicious software affecting personal computers and network devices.

Users may download this next generation, free security utility at, or at the specifically identified Norman link available for local markets around the world.

"More than 80,000 new variants of malware are detected each day," said Audun Lodemel, vice president, Norman Marketing, "Our latest free malware cleaner allows users to rapidly respond to the very latest threats. If users suspect their PC might have an infected file or application, this free malware cleaner should be downloaded immediately."

Examples of frequently encountered malicious software include computer viruses, fake antivirus, deceptive adware, worms, trojans, spyware and rootkits. Most often the goal of criminal malware is to steal valuable personal secrets, such as Social Security numbers, banking logins and passwords, credit card data – even complete identity profiles.

The Norman Malware Cleaner 2.1 offers the industry's most advanced cleaning platform, while tailoring cleanup to specific malware families. A "Quick Scan" mode allows for rapid detection of active malware – usually taking just moments for identification. An intuitive GUI easily displays active operations and results.

"In addition, the malware cleaner uses the award-winning Norman SandBox(R) technology for enhanced detection, analysis and for cleaning the most challenging threats," Lodemel said. "In summary, Norman Malware Cleaner 2.1 offers the very latest malware detection and cleaning technology now available for consumers and businesses."

For more information on all Norman security solutions, please go to For free malware cleaning, please go to

About Norman ASA

Founded in Norway in 1984, Norman ASA is a global leader and pioneer in proactive content security solutions and forensics malware tools. Norman's proactive antimalware solutions, including malware analysis tools, network security and endpoint protection, are powered by patented Norman SandBox' technology and used by security solutions providers around the world.

Norman's unified core antimalware protection for clients, servers and network security are delivered as products and services designed to protect business communications and resources, including corporate and government networks and applications, remote employees, branch offices and extranets. Norman's solutions are available through Norman subsidiaries and a network of global partners. For more information, visit

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