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PC Matic Antivirus Protection - Server Security Solutions

A View from the Top – Rob Cheng

The Prevention Message We entered the channel with Synnex in March 2016.  Shortly after, we inked a consulting arrangement with Gartner Corporation, the largest IT consulting group in the world.  Included in that agreement was a pass to Gartner’s Risk and Security Conference in National Harbor, Maryland.  Thousands upon thousands of IT security professionals from …

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PC Matic Antivirus Protection - Server Security Solutions

A Message From The CEO

The second quarter of 2017 is in the books and we hit a record. Year over year revenue grew a whopping 32%. I am proud of that, but we really are just beginning. It is time to grow. There are two factors driving Q2’s outstanding results. First was the worldwide ransomware news about the WannaCry …

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Fileless infections – Ransomware’s latest trick

If one thought May 2017’s WannaCry ransomware scare was bad, it’s just the beginning. Each year, as more ransoms are paid, the cybercriminals have more capital to invest in new technologies and techniques. One of their most promising techniques is fileless infections or scripting attacks. Historically, malware and now ransomware sneaked a program onto a …

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Views From The Top – Letter From PC Pitstop CEO

The last three months have been powerful and eventful.  Since the last newsletter, we made public the results of a ground breaking security test in cooperation with AV Comparatives. Many security products avoid public testing, and this test was the first to include all security products in one comprehensive test.  The test broke out ransomware …

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Malwarebytes Removes PC Matic PUA Categorization

PC Pitstop is pleased to announce that Malwarebytes is no longer flagging PC Matic as a potentially unwanted program. Both applications can once again co-exist on systems. The Malwarebytes detection began on December 5th, and we initiated efforts to resolve the issue. On December 23rd, we made contact with the proper people at Malwarebytes. After …

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PC Matic Dominates with Perfect Virus Detections on the Venerable VB100

In April 2016, we released PC Matic’s Super Shield 2.0 engine at no additional cost. There were numerous improvements in the new engine. Super Shield 2.0 Improvements enhanced signature based detections enhanced hash based detections enhanced DLL detections 100% internally developed and implemented eliminating our reliance on Vipre’s black list engine new script based detections …

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