AOL Releases "Safety and Security Center" Stand Alone Security App

In an effort to better protect its members from the ever-increasing tide of worms, viruses, spyware and other security risks, America Online Inc.'s AOL on Friday rolled out a stand-alone application called Safety and Security Center. The tool fills the gaps in Windows with anti-virus, anti-spyware and firewall protection.

AOL has tapped McAfee Inc. to provide the virus scanning engine and firewall, which is designed to protect both dial-up and broadband Internet users. AOL Spyware Protection 2.0, meanwhile, utilizes Computer Associates Inc.'s PestPatrol technology to remove over 28,000 different spyware and malware programs. AOL Releases Stand-Alone Security App

Linked by shanmuga Friday, 2nd December 2005 8:51PM