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Boca Raton, FL, United States, 2008/04/24 - PhishTank® website databases provide added computer and privacy protection in Web Security Guard™ 4.5.5, a popular Internet Security application - WebSecurityGuard.com.
Xacti, provider of free software, announces the release of new Web Security Guard 4.5.5, a free powerful Internet threat prevention application that now incorporates Google and PhishTank databases. The new version is accompanied by a new website with an enhanced design and information on 1,000’s of websites, user ratings and reviews. Users can now receive more accurate classifications about websites reported to be known for phishing, spyware, adware, viruses and spam.
“Web Security Guard has gained in popularity as a browsing companion users can rely on since its release in 2007,” stated Robert Oesterlund, CEO of Xacti. “With the addition of these industry recognized databases, Web Security Guard is expected to be a top contender among competitor products and having the additional benefit of being free for both consumer and business use.”
The key enhancements of Web Security Guard 4.5.5 include:
• Incorporation of Google and PhishTank databases – The new Web Security Guard now incorporates these two renowned databases for more precise website classification.
• Extended domain information – Website database now includes information about domain ownership.
• Enhanced user interface – Web Security Guard’s user interface is now easier to use.
• New design of dialogs – Dialogs that warn users before accessing potentially dangerous websites now provide more detailed information about the website.
• Live Search results classification – In addition to top search engines such as Google and Yahoo!®, Web Security Guard now identifies safe and dangerous websites even in Live Search results by MSN®.
• User’s website rating – Users now have the ability to save their own ratings of websites on their computer and can be changed at anytime.
Web Security Guard is available in English, Portuguese, Spanish and other languages making it accessible to a broad base of users worldwide. Web Security Guard supports Microsoft® Internet Explorer® and Mozilla® Firefox®, and is freely available on its website. Web Security Guard is also offered bundled with Spyware Terminator™, creating a totally free, full Internet security software suite for consumer and business use and is available on the Spyware Terminator website.
About Xacti Group
Xacti (xacti.com) is a leading innovator of search technology and software applications focusing on rich, interactive experiences and safety for consumers and businesses. Xacti products are meticulously developed and are highly ranked by industry experts and users alike. The company is dedicated to the idea that everyone worldwide should have access to free software. The Xacti Group has a global mission to create and operate a diversified portfolio of scalable businesses through the innovative use of technology.
Spyware Terminator and Web Security Guard are trademarks of the Xacti Group.
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