Privacyware Announces Windows 8 Support for
Personal Firewall, Anti-logger and HIPS Solution
Summary: Privacyware has released an
update of its leading Personal Firewall,
Anti-logger, and HIPS software – Privatefirewall. The
popular Internet security solution is now
compatible with the Windows 8 Operating System.
NEW ALBANY, OH, January 23, 2013 –
an innovative provider of
security software solutions for Windows Web
servers and personal computers,
today announced the latest release of its popular
PC Security product – Privatefirewall. The software
update is compatible with the Windows 8 OS and includes
new features that deliver enhanced online security.
Privatefirewall is a leading
security software product that protects
Windows PCs from hackers, viruses, trojans and zero-day
It provides an exceptional layer of additional
protection for Windows 8, utilizes minimal system
resources and delivers easy to use but powerful
out-of-box protection. Privatefirewall ranks among the
top performing desktop defense applications tested
against the industry's most rigorous leak, general
bypass, spying and termination tests and is rated
5 stars “Spectacular” by the
Editors of CNET.
“Windows 8 is an innovative and ambitious desktop
computing platform for which we are committed to
providing an equally compelling and innovative Internet
security solution,” said Privacyware CEO Greg Salvato.
“Privatefirewall is distinguished not only by its
multi-tiered defense architecture, but its small
resource footprint, deep configuration capabilities and
impressive and reliable ability to intercept malicious
activity and prevent potential damage from a wide range
of online threats. The combination of Privatefirewall
and Windows 8 offers an exceptionally feature-rich and
secure platform for personal and business computing.”
Privatefirewall employs a multi-layered security
architecture that combines a stateful Firewall, Process
Monitor and Host Intrusion Prevention (HIPS)
technologies to identify and block Trojans, keyloggers,
code injection, program hijacking and zero-day threats
and prevent system compromise and theft of personal
Privatefirewall’s key integrated components include:
Monitor inspects and manages critical process functions
and blocks malicious code injection and other hostile
Anti-keylogger module blocks attempts by malware to
record keystrokes or mouse input, read or simulate
keyboard state, copy screen contents and more.
Advanced packet filtering via stateful firewall monitors
all inbound and outbound communication between the PC
and the Internet.
Detection component detects new process and blocks those
classified as untrusted.
configurable Application Control Engine manages
precisely how applications can access the Internet.
and email anomaly detection engines learn normal system
and application use patterns to detect and block
Pricing and Availability
Privatefirewall 7 is free of charge to businesses and
consumers. Visit Privacyware online to
download today. Privatefirewall supports 32 and 64 bit
versions of Windows 8, 7, Vista, and Server 2012,
2008/R2 as well as 32 bit versions of XP and Server
2003. Private label and OEM licensing and integration
options are also available to ISVs, ISPs and hardware
and peripheral equipment vendors.
is an innovative provider of award-winning web
application firewall, pc security and security data
analytics software. Privacyware products leverage
conventional and advanced analytics technologies to help
systems administrators, IT security and compliance
personnel more effectively identify, understand and
prevent malicious, unauthorized and/or deviant computing
system activity. Privacyware is a member of the
Microsoft Partner Network with Silver OEM and
Independent Software Vendor (ISV) competencies.
Privacyware and ThreatSentry, Privatefirewall, and
Adaptive Security Analyzer are registered trademark of
PWI, Inc. All other registered or unregistered
trademarks are the sole property of their respective
owners. ©2013 PWI, Inc. All rights reserved.