Microsoft buys into AV

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Jun 10, 2003

Microsoft announces acquisition of anti-virus technology.

Microsoft has announced the acquisition of anti-virus technology from Romanian AV manufacturer GeCAD Software.

The announcement stated that Microsoft has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the intellectual property and technology assets of GeCAD Software Srl. In addition to developing new solutions, the GeCAD engineering expertise and technology will be put to use to enhance the Windows platform and extend support for third-party anti-virus vendors so they can provide customers with increasingly secure and comprehensive levels of virus protection.

Posted on 10 June 2003 by Virus Bulletin

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