Kaspersky Lab releases Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Linux Workstation with GUI in Japan

24 Apr 2008
Product news

Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content management solutions, announces the release of Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Linux Workstation with GUI, a fully functional antivirus product with graphical user interface, in Japan.

Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Linux Workstation with GUI provides centralized protection of all Linux-based workstations on a corporate network, as well as remote PC and laptop users. The solution provides comprehensive protection from all types of malicious and potentially unwanted programs, including viruses, worms, Trojans and adware.

In Japan Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Linux Workstation with GUI is distributed on a non-exclusive basis by Turbolinux Inc. The product is to replace the “Turbo Antivirus”, an OEM-solution based on Kaspersky Lab’s antivirus engine, previously delivered to users of Turbolinux FUJI, an operating system manufactured by Turbolinux Inc. The users of Turbolinux FUJI can now easily upgrade to Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Linux Workstation 5.5 using Turbolinux administration tool.

Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Linux Workstation with GUI boasts a number of significant improvements over the previous version of this product. The most visible of them is the graphical user interface, which greatly improves program accessibility and simplifies settings.

The product also provides real-time protection of the system, intercepting file system requests, scans the files being accessed for malicious code and cures or deletes infected objects or isolates suspicious objects for further analysis. The iChecker technology and double-caching functionality introduced in the new version dramatically decrease system resource usage and scanning time.

For more information about Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Linux Workstation with GUI please visit http://www.turbolinux.co.jp/products/FUJI/kav (in Japanese).

About Kaspersky Lab

Kaspersky Lab is the largest antivirus company in Europe. It delivers some of the world’s most immediate protection against IT security threats, including viruses, spyware, crimeware, hackers, phishing, and spam. The Company is ranked among the world’s top four vendors of security solutions for endpoint users. Kaspersky Lab products provide superior detection rates and one of the industry’s fastest outbreak response times for home users, SMBs, large enterprises and the mobile computing environment. Kaspersky® technology is also used worldwide inside the products and services of the industry’s leading IT security solution providers. Learn more at www.kaspersky.com. For the latest on antivirus, anti-spyware, anti-spam and other IT security issues and trends, visit www.viruslist.com.