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PrivacyScan v1.4 Boosts OS X Mavericks Security

New version cleans up digital footprints left behind after using the computer and surfing the Web

Summary: SecureMac releases PrivacyScan 1.4 to increase Mac OS X's Mavericks security by enhancing privacy, cleaning up digital footprints left behind after using the computer and surfing the web. This latest release of PrivacyScan, engineered for Apple's latest operating system, is available for purchase immediately and in a 15-day free trial download. http://privacyscan.securemac.com/

SecureMac has announced the release of PrivacyScan 1.4. The latest version of its critically acclaimed personal privacy application is designed specifically for Mac OS X Mavericks, adding features to securely wipe digital footprints left behind after using the computer and accessing the Internet. Because this latest release is engineered for Apple's latest operating system (Mac OS X 10.9), it can adapt to the new technology to ensure advanced security by seeking and destroying privacy threats attempting exploit the latest Mac OS version.

In an interview, CEO Nicholas Raba stated:

"Online privacy is an ever-changing landscape and an ongoing battle. With each new operating system version released, it's critical that users stay up-to-date with their security. It's great to release an updated version of PrivacyScan, but really, we're just playing our part to keep users safe."

How does PrivacyScan work?

PrivacyScan acts like a digital private eye, identifying hidden threats that can compromise privacy when accessed by advertisers or snoopers trying to see user activity. It removes the internet clutter that accumulates in cache and history files while browsing the web. PrivacyScan covers the user's digital tracks behind them and saves valuable hard drive space by eliminating traces of which apps and files have been accessed.

Where can users get their free trial?

PrivacyScan 1.4 is available for $14.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and is available worldwide through the Mac App Store in the Utilities category or directly from SecureMac.com. SecureMac offers a free 15-day fully functional demo available directly from the PrivacyScan website. Existing PrivacyScan users can upgrade to the latest version free of charge.

What's New in PrivacyScan 1.4

The new version features the following updates and improvements. A full list of features and capabilities can be found here.

Added Support for Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks)

Includes user interface updates and improvements

Awards & Accolades

Past awards and recognitions include: Macworld | iWorld Best of Show by Macworld UK Magazine, A Mac Gem – Macworld GemFest 2012, and Editor's Choice Award – Macworld UK. PrivacyScan has received full 5-Star ratings from both Macworld UK and Macworld AU.

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