Eduard Kucera, joint founder and CEO of ALWIL Software a.s. said "As a company we are very proud that 60 million people worldwide have chosen to put their trust in avast! antivirus. Over its lifetime, avast! antivirus has evolved from a simple antivirus solution, to a complete anti-malware security solution that includes anti-spyware, antivirus and anti-rootkit technologies all built-in to protect the user's valuable data and programs.
We are determined to build on our success to date by continuing to respond to our customers' needs, and by offering the best-in-class security solutions across all main platforms and all key types of vulnerable device."
The first avast! Antivirus registration took place in January 2002, with the 50 millionth registration in March 2008.
avast! Home Edition is available free-of-charge for non-commercial home use, and can be downloaded from avast.com or download.com. avast! Professional Edition is provided for both home and commercial use, and also forms part of the avast! Professional Family Pack, available for up to ten users (and one Windows Home Server). Both are available to download, trial and purchase from avast.com or from any authorized avast! reseller.
About ALWIL Software a.s.
For 20 years, ALWIL Software (avast.com) has produced antivirus products that have been developed into the multi-award winning avast! antivirus product line, making avast! one of the most matured and tested products on the antivirus market. Headquartered in Prague, in the Czech Republic, ALWIL Software develops and markets avast! antivirus products that protect every major type of vulnerable device. Further details about the company and its products can be found on ALWIL’s corporate website.
AVAST® is a registered trademark in the United States of America and other countries and is used under exclusive license to ALWIL Software a.s.
About avast! antivirus products
avast! is the multi-award winning antivirus product line from ALWIL Software a.s., which is ICSA Labs, and Checkmark certified (for both antivirus and anti-malware). avast! antivirus regularly receives the Virus Bulletin 100% award, for detection of 100% of in-the-wild viruses,and is an SC Awards winning product.