Second Opinion Scanning Feature Changes

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Second opinion scanning mechanics is set to be updated upon the release of the next version of SecureAPlus. Application Whitelisting has always been at the very core of the SecureAPlus solution. In fact, SecureAPlus was originally meant to be a pure application whitelisting solution. It was through the feedback of our Beta community that we have decided to integrate scanning capabilities which eventually led to what is now Universal AV. As scanning capabilities became an integral part of SecureAPlus as a security solution, some users have voiced out that they would like to be able to consult other online services … Read More

SecureAPlus Releases Themes with Its First Update in 2017

John Paul TunayPress Release

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As part of its initial update for the year, the Themes feature introduces an alternate look to SecureAPlus and opens up the opportunity for new and unique designs from its users. 24 January, Singapore – In the first month of the new year and a few days leading up to the Lunar New Year, SecureAge Technology releases an update to SecureAPlus with general fixes and a new Customized Themes feature. Since its major user interface revamp in 2016, SecureAPlus has been incorporating a striking combination of colors to both set itself apart and to help users be able to identify … Read More

The Value of a Good Anti-Virus Software

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Through the times viruses and now malware has evolved in the way it distributes itself – taking full advantage of the Internet and turning itself into a much larger threat than ever before. Just as viruses have made themselves available and propagating over the web, downloadable anti-virus software are now easily accessible, and a lot of them are free. So the question beckons, in a time when viruses and malware multiple and reinvent at an alarming pace, how has anti-virus software remain relevant? What features should people be looking for in order find good value in antivirus software? ESSENTIAL FEATURES … Read More

Everything You Need to Know about Today’s Malware Removal Programs

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Malware removal tools are a dime a dozen these days. It goes to show how big of a problem malware is. But what is the difference between a malware removal tool & anti-malware software? A quick Google Search of the term “malware removal tool” or even “malware removal programs” shows the usual suspects in the consumer IT security industry. So to answer the question, they’re basically the same thing. The main difference is that people who search for these programs this way have the mindset that they’ve already been infected and are looking into a way to essentially find and … Read More

Spyware in a Much Connected World

John Paul TunayArticle

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Spyware was not always used for nefarious purposes. In fact spyware was originally used as tracking software that was intended for legitimate use such as for employee productivity monitoring (under legal circumstances) and even parental control. Even it’s use for advertising was originally intended to make things better with contextual ads designed to appeal to the most relevant needs of users who browse the web instead of simply making one-size fits all ads on the internet that often miss their mark and run out of budget before they even reach the right audience. From Tracking to Spyware But it’s when … Read More

Polish-Based AVLab Awards SecureAPlus Highest Anti-Ransomware Rating

John Paul TunayPress Release

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SecureAPlus recently received the highest possible rating in a security test conducted by AVLab, an independent antivirus tester based in Poland. The original report along with a look at the malware threat landscape of 2016, specifically on ransomware, can be found at the following page (in Polish): AVLab Ransomware Report The ransomware test focused on the effectiveness of popular IT security solutions for both home and small/medium enterprises (SME) in the country such as Avast, AVG, Bitdefender, Comodo, Emsisoft, ESET, Kaspersky, Malwarebytes, McAfee, Norton, Panda, Qihoo 360, Sophos, Trend Micro, Zemana and more. These anti-ransomware software along with SecureAPlus were … Read More

Important Announcement: November 2016 Universal AV Server Maintenance

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[Update as of 7 November 2016 – 15:00 SGT] – The SecureAPlus servers are online. It was back by late Friday last week as originally planned but was under observation during the weekend. As of today, it is close to full operational status. We use the term “close” as during our observation period we are still receiving reports of a few users still getting connection issues with the servers. Rest assured that we are working towards resolving this. For most of the SecureAPlus userbase, the connectivity issues should no longer be affecting them. If you are still experiencing connection issues … Read More

Black Friday Weekend Deal for SecureAPlus & Our New Storefront

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It’s that time of the year again where after doing our pleasantries during Thanksgiving we go about to hunt for the greatest deals available to commemorate the beginning of the holiday season. Of course we’re talking about Black Friday and to celebrate this festive shopping season we are offering our biggest deal of the year. From today (November 25, 2016), users can get the best of what we have on offer – SecureAPlus Premium at a mind-blowingly huge 70% discount. This means that you can get the core features comprising of the much lauded Universal AV cloud antivirus, our powerful … Read More

An Important Update on Second Opinion Scanner Virus Total

John Paul TunayAnnouncement

Users might have noticed that the section under VirusTotal in the prompts is now returning an error message over the past few days. Unfortunately representatives from VirusTotal have shared that they are unable to continue providing their service due to a change in their policy. They have also politely asked us to remove any reference to their service as soon as possible. SecureAge Technology has made efforts to contact and discuss this with VirusTotal to see if a possible resolution can be reached, as SecureAPlus has been a consistent contributor of new samples to the VirusTotal database. We will continue … Read More

How Essential is Anti-Virus Software for Your Business?

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Nowadays, there are many businesses that turn to the internet to further widen their reach. Having your own site has been useful in letting more customers have access to the products and services that you offer. But of course, there are a lot of risks that comes with the use of connected computers in business. There is always the matter of human interference – hackers who would intrude your website to gain your clients’ information such as credit card numbers. And then there’s also the problem of viruses and malware wreaking havoc either simply do harm or to extort money. … Read More