MADRID, July 20 -- Panda Security (, The Cloud
Security Company, today announced the general availability of the Beta2 version
of Panda Cloud Antivirus (, the industry’s
first and only free, thin-client, cloud-based antivirus which halves the impact
on computer performance compared with traditional antivirus products. Users can
download this new version for free from or visit
the official developer blog at

Since its original launch on April 29, and with the participation of the
product’s user community, more than three million new malware samples have
been received at PandaLabs. This knowledge has been compiled and returned to the
community in the form of greater protection, and has contributed to an even
faster response time from Panda’s proprietary Collective Intelligence
system. Each new file received by Collective Intelligence is classified
automatically within six minutes.

Panda Cloud Antivirus includes local and remote antivirus protection, as well
as anti-spyware, anti-rootkit, heuristic scanning and a goodware cache. On
average, it consumes just 17 MB of RAM, and ensures a 50 percent improvement in
computer performance compared to traditional antivirus products. To see a video
of how Panda Cloud Antivirus operates, go to

Panda Cloud Antivirus represents a new security model based on ultra-light
client/server architecture to process and block malware more effectively and
efficiently than traditional products that rely on locally installed signature
files. By shifting the process of analyzing and identifying malware
( to the cloud, and
applying non-intrusive interception techniques in client architecture, Panda
Cloud Antivirus delivers advanced protection against new and unknown viruses
with an extremely light, resource-friendly agent.

For more information or to download the product, go to:

About Panda Security

Founded in 1990, Panda Security is the world’s leading provider of
cloud-based security solutions with products available in more than 23 languages
and millions of users located in 195 countries around the world. Panda Security
was the first IT security company to harness the power of cloud computing with
its Collective Intelligence technology. This innovative security model can
automatically analyze and classify thousands of new malware samples per day,
guaranteeing corporate customers and home users the most effective protection
against Internet threats with minimum impact on PC performance. Panda Security
has 56 offices throughout the globe with US headquarters in California and
European headquarters in Spain. For more information, log on to

SOURCE: Panda Security

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