Panda Antivirus Platinum 7.0, Now Available from Tucows

Thanks to this new initiative, users can try out Panda Software’s new antivirus solution, free for one month, including daily updates and technical support

MADRID, December 23, 2002

Panda Software, leading antivirus developer, and Tucows, the popular freeware and shareware portal, have agreed to make a complete version of Panda Antivirus Platinum 7.0 available to all users. This free download comes with one month’s services provided by Panda Software, including daily antivirus updates, 24h-365d technical support via e-mail and the company’s exceptional SOS Virus service.

This agreement gives users the opportunity to experience one of the most technologically advanced solutions against all types of virus and malicious code, and which also includes a latest generation personal firewall. The combination of these technologies helps to convert PCs into a fortress against Internet-borne threats.

According to Pedro Bustamante, Marketing and Sales Director at Panda Software International, “This agreement with Tucows is in line with our philosophy of bringing the most advanced and effective technology against viruses and hackers to as many people as possible. We are certain that this initiative will be a complete success”.

The Canadian Tucows Inc. pioneered the philosophy of downloading software for free, currently offering over 30,000 programs via their website and partner sites.

Panda Antivirus Platinum 7.0 eliminates all types of virus and malicious code, new or old, discreetly performing daily automatic updates when the user is connected to the Internet. The program respects the normal working functions of the computer while its Ultrafast engine exhaustively scans and disinfects the entire system.

Other new technology included with Panda Antivirus Platinum 7.0 is the ability to scan and disinfect all incoming and outgoing e-mail traffic; wizards for antivirus and firewall configuration; seamless integration with Windows Explorer, Microsoft Outlook and Lotus Notes; and the scanning of network files and data transfer from computers to PDAs. In addition, Virus Hospital is a secure area where suspicious files containing viruses are held before being dealt with after the next update.

Panda Antivirus Platinum 7.0 is backed by Technical Support 24h/365d and SOS Virus, services that guarantee a rapid solution to any problem. Thanks to Panda Software’s international virus warning network, users are always protected from new viruses in any part of the globe.

About Panda Software
Panda Software () is a leading international developer of antivirus software for all types of customers: corporate clients, small and medium sized companies, and home users. Their 100% in-house, cutting-edge antivirus technology has received awards and quality certifications from the most widely-respected IT security institutions. Their commitment to client service and the concept of the protection of computer systems as a 24h-365d Insurance Policy rather than merely a software product have revolutionized the computer security industry. The quality of Panda Software’s products has been endorsed by major industry watchdogs including ICSA Labs and Checkmark.




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