Web of Trust Recommends GFI VIPRE Antivirus Product for its Worldwide User Community

GFI Software, a leading IT solutions provider for small and medium-sized enterprises, and Web of Trust (WOT), the leading community-based safe surfing tool, today announced that Web of Trust will offer the GFI VIPRE® antivirus product to its worldwide user community

GFI offers customers free Web of Trust add-on for greater Web security and provides discount on VIPRE

As part of a co-marketing agreement, WOT will promote VIPRE as its recommended antivirus solution to more than 13 million WOT users and in turn, GFI will promote the free Web of Trust add-on to its consumer customers. GFI is also offering WOT users a $10 discount on VIPRE. For more information, WOT users can visit: The combination of VIPRE and WOT provide users with a more secure Web browsing experience by flagging unsecure sites, and providing an extra layer of protection for new and evolving threats.

“There are an ever increasing number of new malware threats and attacks on the Internet, so anytime we can further protect our customers with an additional layer of protection we will do so,” said Vesa Perälä, CEO, at Web of Trust. “GFI provides users superior protection from the latest threats and that is why we are very proud to make VIPRE the Web of Trust’s recommended antivirus solution.”

The WOT add-on shows reputation ratings on search results from leading search engines and other popular sites. With WOT, users can see, at-a-glance, which sites are trusted and which sites to avoid. Website ratings are updated in real time by millions of members of the WOT community. Users can download WOT for safe surfing and contribute ratings and reviews. WOT works with Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Safari.

"Consumers, just like large enterprises, require a layered approach to Web security,” said Alex Eckelberry, general manager, GFI’s Security Business Unit. “The combination of Web of Trust’s community driven rating system and GFI’s VIPRE anti-malware technology provides customers with a two-tiered approach to security that can help to keep Internet browsing safe.”

About WOT Services

WOT Services is the company behind Web of Trust (WOT), the leading community-based safe surfing tool that uses an intuitive traffic-light rating system to help web users stay safe as they search, surf and shop online. Web site ratings are powered by a fast growing worldwide community of over 13 million users who have rated the reputation of 30 million websites based on their experiences in terms of trustworthiness, vendor reliability, privacy and child safety. The add-on works with Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Safari and is a 100% free download from

About GFI

GFI Software provides web and mail security, archiving and fax, networking and security software and hosted IT solutions for small to medium-sized enterprises (SME) via an extensive global partner community. GFI products are available either as on-premise solutions, in the cloud or as a hybrid of both delivery models. With award-winning technology, a competitive pricing strategy, and a strong focus on the unique requirements of SMEs, GFI satisfies the IT needs of organizations on a global scale. The company has offices in the United States (North Carolina, California and Florida), UK (London and Dundee), Austria, Australia, Malta, Hong Kong, Philippines and Romania, which together support hundreds of thousands of installations worldwide. GFI is a channel-focused company with thousands of partners throughout the world and is also a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner. See press release .

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Web of Trust

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GFI Software

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GFI - Malta: Tel: +356 2205 2000; Cell: +356 7906 3606; Fax: +356 21382419.


Davies Murphy Group

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GFI – US: Tel: +1-781-418-2403