CA offers free antivirus, firewall software

Thursday, 20 November 2003, 5:00 PM EST

Computer Associates International Inc. (CA) will give away its consumer antivirus and firewall software product with a year's subscription to virus signature updates.

The eTrust EZ Armor product carries a retail price of $49.95 but will be available as a free download from the CA Web site through June 30 next year, the Islandia, New York, company said in a statement released at the Comdex tradeshow in Las Vegas.

The offer is part of Microsoft Corp.'s "Protect Your PC" campaign and comes two years after CA pulled a free antivirus product for consumers, saying it was too expensive to maintain.

Microsoft launched the Protect Your PC campaign in response to recent virus and worm outbreaks as a way to get consumers to secure their systems.

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