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Immunet's Japanese Distributor (SecureBrain) Partners With Fifty-Three (53) VJA Group Companies to Deliver Free Antivirus to Visa Credit Card Customers in Japan
Dec 22, 2010 (04:12 PM EST)
PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Immunet, the developer of next-generation security and Cloud AntiVirus technologies, announced today that its exclusive Japanese distributor (SecureBrain Corporation) has partnered with VJA group companies to deliver a free, antivirus solution to VJA customers. Effective immediately, fifty-three (53) VJA group companies will offer free downloads of gred AntiVirus Accelerator (Japanese version of Immunet Protect) from their web sites to protect their online customers.
VJA group companies are committed to protecting their customers from Internet threats, and they have chosen gred AntiVirus Accelerator for the following reasons:
Effectively immediately, the following fifty-three (53) VJA group companies will offer gred AntiVirus Accelerator from their web sites.
"Increasingly, companies that have an online community such as financial service, social networking, and ISPs, are taking responsibility for the security of their customers. We are pleased that VJA is taking the lead in doing this for Japan. Immunet, with SecureBrain, is chosen by many because we provide that protection against online threats with little impact to the performance of their customers' PCs," says Oliver Friedrichs, Immunet CEO.
About gred AntiVirus Accelerator
gred AntiVirus Accelerator is a Japanese version of Immunet Protect rebranded by SecureBrain Corporation for Japanese customers. The product is extremely lightweight (up to 35 times) smaller than competing products), fast, and compatible with other market leading security software.
VJA is a group formed by financial companies in Japan that issue Visa credit cards including Sumitomo Mitsui Card Company. As of March 2010, VJA group companies combined have over 34 million Visa credit card customers in Japan.
Based in Tokyo, Japan, SecureBrain Corporation is a leader in providing high quality security services and solutions. SecureBrain's software and services protect against regional cybercrime and global Internet security threats including online fraud, drive-by downloads and malware attacks. SecureBrain has been awarded numerous research contracts by the Japanese government, focused on improving Japan's cyber security. SecureBrain also offers a free online service at http://www.gred.jp to help consumers identify unsafe web sites.
Immunet was founded in July 2008 by AntiVirus industry veterans to address a sweeping shift in the Internet threat landscape. Immunet utilizes the latest advances in computing, including cloud computing, collective intelligence, data mining and machine learning. Immunet Protect 2.0 is a free Cloud Antivirus download that provides real-time protection from over 14 million threats daily.
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