• Study: Social Network Users Grow More Privacy Savvy, 54 Percent Feel ‘Addicted’

    Study: Social Network Users Grow More Privacy Savvy, 54 Percent Feel ‘Addicted’

    Webroot, which provides Internet security services for consumers and businesses, has released its third annual report on cybercrime and user behavior on social networking sites. Between June 3 and 8, 2011, Webroot sponsored an online survey of Internet users in the US, UK and Australia. The report is based on a total of 3,949 respondents, all of which spend at least one hour per day… Read More

  • Cloud Archiving Startup Sonian Raises $9 Million From Amazon, Webroot And Others

    Sonian, a startup that specializes in cloud-powered information archiving solutions, this morning announced that it has secured $9 million in Series B funding. Previous backers Summerhill Venture Partners and Prism VentureWorks were joined by strategic investors Amazon.com and Webroot. Sonian says it will use the funds for continued research and development for its information archiving… Read More

  • Back To School: Trying Our Best To Stay Safe Online In 2010

    Students! As anyone on a Windows machine who has visited good ol’ CrunchGear in the past few weeks knows: the Internet can be a dangerous place. There’s malware everywhere, dumb, time-wasting YouTube videos are embedded all over the place, and Flash advertisements constantly contrive to steal away your processor cycles. Really, if at all possible, you should just avoid the… Read More

  • Webroot Acquires Hosted Internet Security Services Provider BrightCloud

    Internet security company Webroot today announced it has acquired BrightCloud, a Web content classification and security services provider. Webroot aims to integrate BrightCloud’s technology with its own proprietary malware detection and security-as-a-service (SaaS) technologies. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, but the BrightCloud team will join Webroot’s Cloud… Read More