Panda Security, Against Intuition Partner On Co-Branded Version Web of Trust Add-OnPanda Security, Against Intuition Partner On Co-Branded Version Web of Trust Add-On
WOT browser add-on warns Internet users about risky websites, providing protection against online scams, identity theft, spyware, spam, and unreliable shopping sites
August 5, 2009
GLENDALE, Calif., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security,the Cloud Security Company, and Against Intuition, the developer of the leading website rating service Web of Trust (WOT), today announced a partnership to deliver a safer Web search experience through their new co-branded version of WOT. The WOT browser add-on warns Internet users about risky websites, providing protection against online scams, identity theft, spyware, spam, and unreliable shopping sites. WOT's protection is now extended with Panda's up-to-the-minute information on malware distributors and dangerous domains.
The free, co-branded WOT security add-on is available for Firefox and Internet Explorer users worldwide and can be downloaded from Panda's website: http://www.pandasecurity.com/homeusers/downloads/wot/. Enhanced by Panda's latest information on new malware strains and phishing threats, WOT safety ratings serve the community of 5 million members worldwide. By joining forces, both companies hope to attract new users and make searching, shopping, and browsing on the Internet a safer experience.
"As we did with Collective Intelligence, we trust in the power of the community to improve the safety of the user, that's why we believe WOT is the best tool to help with safe surfing on the Internet," said Juan Santana, Panda Security CEO.
"We are excited to have Panda, a respected security company as a partner in our goal to make the Internet a safer place for everyone," said Against Intuition's CEO Esa Suurio. "WOT prides itself in providing frontline protection in the battle against online threats, and with this strong collaboration between Panda Security and Web of Trust we have strengthened both our offerings and given our users a definite advantage against cybercrime."
Free Web Safety Tool Provides Protection Against Online Threats
Web of Trust is a unique community-based safe surfing tool that uses an intuitive traffic-light style rating system to help Internet users stay safe as they search, browse, and shop online. The WOT security add-on provides safety ratings to search results when using Google, Yahoo!, Wikipedia and other popular sites, helping people protect their computers and personal information. Web site ratings are continuously updated by millions of members of the WOT community and from numerous trusted sources, such as phishing site listings. The free Internet security add-on works with Internet Explorer and Firefox browsers and can be downloaded at http://www.mywot.com.
About Panda Security
Founded in 1990, Panda Security is the world's leading provider of cloud-based security solutions with products available in more than 23 languages and millions of users located in 195 countries around the world. Panda Security was the first IT security company to harness the power of cloud computing with its Collective Intelligence technology. This innovative security model can automatically analyze and classify thousands of new malware samples per day, guaranteeing corporate customers and home users the most effective protection against Internet threats with minimum impact on PC performance. Panda Security has 56 offices throughout the globe with US headquarters in California and European headquarters in Spain.
Panda Security supports Special Olympics, WWF and Invest for Children, as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility Policy. For more information, log on to http://www.pandasecurity.com/
About Against Intuition
With 5 million users worldwide, Against Intuition's flagship product Web of Trust (WOT) offers Internet users preventive protection against online threats and scams. WOT's patent-pending reputation management system computes ratings from individual users and trusted sources based on trustworthiness, vendor reliability, privacy, and child safety. Sophisticated algorithms guarantee objective reputation management, ensure reliability, and protect against manipulation. Against Intuition is located in Helsinki, Finland. For more information or to download the WOT security add-on, please visit http://www.mywot.com
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