Team Cymru Renews Partnership With Microsoft For Malware Intelligence

Team Cymru's malware and phishing intelligence protects Microsoft Windows Internet Explorer users

September 18, 2009

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BURR RIDGE, Ill., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Team Cymru, a leading Internet security research company, today announced a renewal of its agreement with Microsoft to deliver malware and phishing intelligence that will continue to enhance Internet Explorer's ability to protect its customers from online threats.

Team Cymru's malware analysis, phishing analysis and threat determination capability feeds Microsoft Internet Explorer, the world's most popular browser.

"We have worked hard to become recognized in the area of top quality, near real time malware analysis and intelligence," said Jeff Vosburg, Chief Operating Officer at Team Cymru. "We are pleased that Microsoft understands the threat and has chosen to renew their sponsorship in order to protect their customers' online experience."

Team Cymru's contribution to Microsoft's Internet Explorer automates the way users are protected by regularly updating a highly vetted list of locations confirmed to be distributing malware and phishing of various types. This capability helps Microsoft enable seamless and transparent protection of users regardless of their awareness of threats or technology.

About Team Cymru

Team Cymru, Inc, founded as an Internet security research think tank in 1998, is a specialized Internet security research group dedicated to making the Internet more secure, more aware, and more reliable. By researching the 'who' and 'why' of malicious Internet activity worldwide, Team Cymru helps organizations identify and eradicate problems in their networks. Team Cymru recently became a 501(c) 3 non-profit and the company's main office is in the Chicago, IL, US area.

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