BitDefender launches web scanner ‘ TrafficLight beta’ Holzwickede, March 24, 2011, BitDefender (www.bitdefender.de) makes surfing the net from now even safer. With his new tool TrafficLight, the Internet security expert users offers a proactive browser protection. The application combines antivirus and antiphishing technologies and protects the computer so from digital pests. By means of the link scanner she protects also from the user to visit Web pages infected with malicious software. As an extra feature, TrafficLight offers a service for URL shortening.
In contrast to other Web-based security tools BitDefender TrafficLight Web pages does not consider on the basis of user reviews as dangerous. Because these are often wrong and therefore misleading. Instead of the application with the help of BitDefender scanning engines analyzes in real time, how secure is a website. In addition, TrafficLight reviewed also the links that the user wants to access and warns him in the event of an emergency. If a page is not trusted, the user will be graphically alarmed over a monthly stop sign. In addition, the application checks pages that seem safe, again each time. So, the tool ensures that also may in the meantime created sources of malware are reliably switched off. TrafficLight works with signal-like clues that show the PC users, how safe it is to follow a URL with colored clues on the safe side In general.
The tool is browser-independent, so that the user can use it with any standard Internet access. With TrafficLight conquered the area of browser security”BitDefender, BitDefender CTO Bodgan Dumitru commented. During development, we have found that it is not safe enough to let fully load a Web page. Additional information is available at Michael Steinhardt. Because many Internet sites already in the meantime infect the PC with malware, and then it is too late. In addition is alone the trust in the good call one side not sufficiently. For this reason BitDefender has decided, to publish a proactive solution with TrafficLight.” TrafficLight can immediately free of charge under trafficlight.bitdefender.com as a beta-test version available for download. For users of Linux and Mac OS X, the virus protection expert has developed a special version is available on the Google chrome extensions website to download available. About BitDefender BitDefender is software developer, one of the industry’s fastest and most efficient product lines internationally certified security software. Since the founding of the company in 2001, BitDefender has set new standards in the field of proactive protection against threats from the Internet. Every day, BitDefender protects tens of millions of private and business customers around the world and gives them the good feeling that your digital life is safe. BitDefender sells its security solutions in more than 100 countries through a global VAD and reseller network. More detailed information about BitDefender and BitDefender products are available in the press centre online. In addition, BitDefender offers in English at Background information and current news in the daily fight against threats from the Internet.