DENVER – ID Watchdog Inc. (TSX.V:IDW, OTC: IDWAF) announced the release of identity monitoring and alerting features integrated into the latest version of Lavasoft’s anti-malware software Ad-Aware.
Available to all users of Ad-Aware 10.2, free credit report monitoring and alerting capabilities notify users of any critical changes in their credit report that might be an early indicator of identity theft, the company said.
“With the proliferation of malware, spyware and spam on the Internet, identity theft has escalated into a serious issue for people all over the world,” said Daniel Assouline, Lavasoft CEO.
“It is critical, therefore, that users are proactive about protecting their online identities. This partnership with ID Watchdog allows us to instantly and seamlessly extend the protection delivered in Ad-Aware to offer customers the most reliable online security protection.”
“Anyone can have their identity compromised by a data breach, scam or other security problem, so when it comes to identity theft, it is critical to find it fast and address the problem quickly,” said Michael Greene, ID Watchdog CEO.
“This partnership with Lavasoft allows us to extend monitoring and protection to more than 7 million users in the U.S.A.”