Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Scared of Flame Trojan? Avira solutions can protect you!

You may have heard about a new Trojan virus called "Flame", which is attacking users’ privacy and is stealing sensitive information.

We have good news for you all: Avira solutions will detect this sophisticated Trojan with our latest updates. Avira added a special detection routine to its Antivirus software that will detect the Trojan as "TR/Flame.A".

The VDF was published yesterday and has the version number You can get more information about the Trojan's behavior by reading our virus description, available here.

About Avira

Avira protects people in the connected world - enabling everyone to manage, secure, and improve their digital lives. The Avira umbrella covers a portfolio of security and performance applications for Windows, Android, Mac, and iOS. In addition, the reach of our protective technologies extends through OEM partnerships. Our security solutions consistently lead in independent tests for detection, performance, and usability. Avira is a family-owned company with headquarters near Lake Constance, in Tettnang, Germany, and additional offices in Munich, Bucharest, Beijing, and Silicon Valley. A portion of Avira's sales support the Auerbach Foundation, which assists education, children, and families in need.

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