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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:

  • Free: Product can be offered to its customer for free
  • Performance: Lightweight and minimum performance degrade
  • Companionship: Can be installed as a companion with other antivirus products
  • Usability: Product is easy to use

Effectively immediately, the following fifty-three (53) VJA group companies will offer gred AntiVirus Accelerator from their web sites.


The Kyushu Card Co., Ltd.

SHINKIN BANK CARD Co., Ltd.

SURUGA CARD Co., LTD.

KINKI SHINKIN CARD CO., Ltd.

The Hokkoku Bank, Ltd.

The Hokkoku Credit Service Co., Ltd.

TOKYO CREDIT SERVICES, LIMITED.

The Gunma Bank, Ltd.

The Gungin Card Co., Ltd.

THE MIEGIN CARD CO., LTD.

CHUGOKU SHINKIN CARD CO., LTD.

ShikokuShinkin Card Co., Ltd.

The Kansai Credit Service Co., Ltd.

SUMISHIN CARD CO., Ltd.

Resona Card Co., Ltd.

THE TOHOKUSHINKIN BANK CARD CO., LTD.

The San-inGodo Bank, Ltd.

KYUSHU-SHINKIN CARD Co., Ltd.

CHUBU SHINKIN BANK CARD Co., Ltd.

DOGIN CARD CO., LTD.

The Keiyogin Card Co., Ltd.

HOKURIKU CARD CO., LTD.

THE BIWAGIN CARD CO., LTD.

THE FFG CARD CO., LTD.

THE MUSASHINO CARD CO., LTD.

The Iwagin Credit Service Co., Ltd.

THE DAITO CREDIT SERVICE Co., LTD.

The Awagin Card Company Limited

THE TOHO BANK, LTD.

THE TOHO CREDIT SERVICE CO., LTD.

The Akita Bank Co., Ltd.

AKITA INTERNATIONAL CARD CO., LTD.

The Kiyo Card Co., Ltd.

Vui I Co., Ltd.

AOGINCREDITCARD CO., LTD.

NANTO CARD SERVICE CO., LTD.

The Yachiyo Bank Credit Service Co., Ltd.

YAMAGINCARD CO., LTD.

THE 77Card CO., LTD.

MINATOCARD CO., LTD.

Kochi Card Co., Ltd.

The Chugoku Bank, Limited

The Chugincard Company Limited

The Bank of Yokohama, Ltd.

The Shikoku Bank, Ltd.

The Tajima Bank, Ltd.

Tsukuba Bank, Ltd.

The Bank of Okinawa, Ltd.

The Chikuho Bank, Ltd.

The Iyo Bank, Ltd.

THE SHONAI BANK, LTD.

The Yamanashi Chuo Bank, Ltd.

The Aomori Bank, Ltd.




"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.

About VJA

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.

About SecureBrain

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.

http://www.securebrain.co.jp/about/index_en.html

About Immunet

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.

To connect with Immunet please visit www.immunet.com, follow us on Twitter @immunet or visit the Immunet Facebook Fan Page.

Collective Immunity™ is a registered trademark of Immunet Corporation.

SOURCE Immunet