WEBROOT RELEASES WINDOWS VISTA-COMPATIBLE VERSION OF ITS AWARD-WINNING WINDOW WASHER SOLUTION Thursday 30 August 2007 PDF Print PR contact: Paula Averley hothouse tel: 0208 224 9933 mob: 07766257776 email: firstname.lastname@example.org WEBROOT RELEASES WINDOWS VISTATM-COMPATIBLE VERSION OF ITS AWARD-WINNING WINDOW WASHER SOLUTION Webroot Window Washer 6.5 Provides the Most Advanced Information Removal Solution for Protection Against Today’s Malicious Online Threats Crawley, UK,, 30 August 2007 — Webroot Software, Inc., a leading provider of security solutions for the consumer, enterprise and SMB markets, today announced the immediate UK availability of Webroot Window Washer version 6.5. This newest version of the acclaimed privacy software now protects the Windows Vista operating system environment and removes traces of personal information from the Windows environment and nearly 500 popular 3rd-party applications such as Adobe Acrobat and Windows Media Player. “Information is captured about a user every time they use a PC. This personal information can be stolen and exploited by online hackers or spyware or simply accessed by anyone else who uses the same computer,” said Mike Irwin, COO for Webroot Software. ”Our customers demand protection of their personal privacy and security, regardless of what Windows operating system they are running, and with expansion of Webroot Window Washer to the Windows Vista environment, users can be confident their privacy is protected by the most advanced solution available.” Webroot Window Washer 6.5 privacy software permanently removes sensitive information about online and offline activity such as what web sites are visited, what files are downloaded or opened, as well as stored user names, passwords, and credit card numbers. With Webroot Window Washer 6.5 privacy software, users can decide which files to remove or automatically scan and remove personal information. As an extra layer of protection, the Webroot Window Washer 6.5 solution overwrites the information it removes so that it cannot be retrieved once it is deleted. In addition to privacy protection, Webroot Window Washer 6.5 software eliminates the clutter of unnecessary files that accumulate through normal online activity and can slow down system performance and take up valuable disk space. Webroot Window Washer 6.5 privacy software is backed by Webroot’s local rate telephone support and free product updates for the term of the subscription. “The Window Washer solution is a key component in the battle against cyber crime when used in conjunction with Webroot Spy Sweeper® with AntiVirus software,” added Irwin. “By using Window Washer after conducting online banking or shopping, users can prevent cyber criminals from finding passwords, personal information or credit card numbers that can be stolen and used for identity fraud.” Pricing and Availability Webroot Window Washer 6.5 privacy software is available at major retail outlets and through the company’s website at http://www.webroot.com/uk. A one-year, single-user subscription is £29.95 including VAT, and current subscribers will be automatically upgraded to version 6.5 free of charge. About Webroot: Webroot Software, Inc. provides industry leading security software for consumers, enterprises and small and medium-sized businesses worldwide. Globally recognized for its award-winning Spy Sweeper® line of anti-Spyware products, Webroot recently incorporated anti-virus protection into two new products for consumers and SMEs, respectively: Spy Sweeper with AntiVirus and Webroot SME Security. The Boulder, Colorado based company is privately held and backed by some of the industry's leading venture capital firms. With offices in Crawley, UK, Webroot's software consistently receives top review ratings by respected third-party media and has been adopted by millions globally. Available as either branded solutions or on an OEM basis, Webroot products can be found at www.webroot.com and on the shelves of leading retailers worldwide. To find out more about Webroot, visit the website or call 0870 3516 788. ©2007 Webroot Software, Inc. All rights reserved. Webroot, Window Washer, Spy Sweeper, and Child Safe are registered trademarks or trademarks of Webroot Software, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are properties of their respective owners. # # # This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Hothouse Communications in the following categories: Consumer Technology, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit http://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.