Bracknell, United Kingdom (PressExposure) February 20, 2013 -- Panda Security, The Cloud Security Company, today announced that it has obtained Microsoft's 'Windows 8 Compatible' logo for Panda Cloud Antivirus ( http://www.cloudantivirus.com ), its cloud-based free antivirus product. So users of Microsoft's latest operating system can continue to benefit from the protection offered by Panda Cloud Antivirus, version 2.1.1.
The new Panda Cloud Antivirus 2.1.1 includes improved heuristic detection and anti-exploit technologies, which detect and neutralize malware that exploits zero-day vulnerabilities in legitimate applications like Office, Adobe or Java as an infection vector. Panda Cloud Antivirus is designed to upgrade itself to the new version automatically and transparently to users, keeping them protected at all times.
"Obtaining Microsoft's 'Windows 8 Compatible' logo is a big step and a reward to our effort in ensuring the high quality of our solutions," explained Alberto AÃ±Ã³n, Consumer Product Manager at Panda Security. "We offer users maximum security with minimum resource usage, regardless of the operating system they are using." This certification confirms the Windows 8 compatibility announced by independent testing labs AV-Comparatives.org and AV-Test.org for Panda Security's products in their recent tests.
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 every day, guaranteeing corporate customers and home users the most effective protection against Internet threats with minimum impact on system performance. Panda Security has 56 offices throughout the globe with US headquarters in Florida and European headquarters in Spain.
Panda Security collaborates with Special Olympics, WWF and Invest for Children as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility policy. For more information, visit http://www.pandasecurity.com/ or our press site http://press.pandasecurity.com/.