com)-- Well-known anti-spyware pioneer Lavasoft today announced the global release of Ad-Aware Free Internet Security, the latest version of its flagship security product that now adds traditional anti-virus detection to its leading anti-spyware technology -offering a comprehensive first line of defense against malware and other cyber threats.
In keeping with Lavasoft's vision that every computer user, regardless of economic status or geographic location, has the power to control their individual privacy and security on the Internet, Lavasoft brings an important change with this new release: Ad-Aware Free offers complete malware protection - including real-time anti-virus and anti-spyware protection, and a rootkit removal system - still completely free of charge for home users, with no strings attached.
By continuing to offer the Ad-Aware Free version and now adding anti-virus protection, we are ensuring that our users throughout the world have a one-stop product that delivers core malware protection: anti-spyware, anti-virus and anti-rootkit," says Johnny Widerlund, Senior Technologies Director at Lavasoft.
A testament to the software's longstanding popularity and trusted use, Lavasoft's Ad-Aware Free boasts over 400 million downloads worldwide since its release.
and Ad-Aware Pro are available to users in English, Portuguese, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, and Japanese.