PivX software to deters security breaches in Windows

Wednesday, 18 August 2004, 1:27 PM EST

Qwik-Fix Pro is the first product from PivX, which made a name for itself as a security research and consulting company with a knack for uncovering security vulnerabilities in Microsoft products.

Concerned about long delays in issuing patches for critical security holes, PivX researchers, including company founder and chief scientist Geoff Shively, senior security researcher Thor Larholm and chief software architect Oliver Lavery, created Qwik-Fix in 2003 to protect customers and internet users from exploitation using dozens of unpatched IE vulnerabilities.

By Paul Roberts at ComputerWeekly.

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