Back to School Can Mean Fresh Victims for Spammers

Copenhagen Nv, Copenhagen Denmark (PressExposure) September 27, 2007 -- Every year at this time parents buy new computers for their children heading back to school. The computers come with loads of software already installed, and are ready to facilitate much of the academic, social and financial lives of students around the world, however, they are also susceptible to a long list of security issues many parents and students either are not aware of, or don’t take seriously enough.

SPAMfighter, through, offers industry knowledge and easily downloadable products free of charge designed to protect students from unwanted software and e-mail that can turn their educational experiences into an information nightmare.

“There are hundreds of thousands of threats that students fall victim to every year, and they learn to protect their computers and the information inside them the hard way,” said Alix Aranza, Managing Director for SPAMfighter North America. “Our products are designed to ensure students don’t find their computers filled with spam and running slowly due to spyware, or unable to locate a paper the night before because a virus deleted it,” added Aranza.

There is SPAMfighter for filtering out spam e-mail that could include malicious software, VIRUSfighter for protecting computers from falling victim to viruses that can delete your child’s school work or completely destroy their computers, and SPYWAREfighter for keeping spyware, adware and malware from slowing down your computer and stealing private information. Students going to college need to be educated and protected from the virtual attacks that inevitably lie ahead.

To learn more about how spam, spyware and viruses work, or to begin protecting an important part of your child’s educational experience go to to download SPAMfighter free of charge. All SPAMfighter products are available for a free 30 day trial. About SPAMfighter

SPAMfighter is Europe's leading spam filter developer. The Danish company is owned by the founders of, Henrik Sørensen and Martin Thorborg, together with two programmers, Daniel Hjortholt and Martin Dyring. SPAMfighter employs 35 people and is based in Copenhagen. SPAMfighter is debt-free and is 100 per cent financed by income from the sale of the SPAMfighter client. Each day, SPAMfighter removes around 12 million spam messages from 14 million tested emails received by over 3.6 million users in 216 countries/regions.

SPAMfighter draws its power from the fact that over 3.6 million users report spam as they receive it, with a single click. Once several users have reported the same spam message, it is automatically filtered for all other users. The result is that approximately 90 percent of all spam is filtered out before it reaches any given user.

About SPAMfighter

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For more information, contact Alix Aranza (561) 962-4266


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Press Release Submitted On: August 28, 2007 at 12:01 pm
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