Panda Software Analyzes Past and Future Computer Viruses, in China

MADRID, October 20, 2003 – The multinational antivirus developer will participate in the ‘Forum on the Computer Info Security Trend and China Computer Virus Prevalence Survey 2003’ which will be held on October 21 and 22 in Tianjin, and attended by experts from the main antivirus manufacturers worldwide. The forum is organized by the China National Computer Virus Emergency Response Center -CNCVER- and backed by other Chinese institutions like the National Info Security Center and the Ministry of Science and Technology.

Panda Software’s international technical editor, Fernando de la Cuadra, will particpate in this forum on October 21 at 1 pm with a paper entitled: “The future of computer viruses: what can we expect?”. During his speech, he will look at the malicious code that have had the biggest impact around the globe, and analayze the factors that contributed to their mass propagation. The representative of the multinational antivirus developer will look at the new virus trends and their differences with the viruses that have appeared in the past. “In the future”, explains de la Cuadra, “the main objective of creators of malicious code will be to collapse the Internet, with a more global concept of the damage to cause”.

Panda Software has had a subsidiary in China since 1999, where it has become one of the leading antivirus developers and has been chosen to protect the IT resources of clients like the People’s Bank of China and the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation.

About Panda Software

Panda Software ( is a leading international developer of IT security solutions for all types of users, from the largest corporations through small and medium-sized companies to home users. The revolutionary technology that drives its products has received awards and quality certifications from the industry’s most widely-respected organizations. The company’s mission is to ensure its clients’ IT infrastructure remains free from the damage caused by computer viruses and other threats. The quality of its solutions, its commitment to customer service and its pioneering concept of 24h-365d protection has revolutionized the IT security industry. Panda Software’s products have been endorsed by the leading quality watchdogs in the sector including ICSA Labs and Checkmark.

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