Yahoo, SBC offer free online security suite

Tuesday, 17 May 2005, 6:16 PM EST

Yahoo and telecommunication partner SBC Communications rolled out a free suite of security software to their U.S. DSL (digital subscriber line) customers on Tuesday, saying the move comes in response to customer demand for stronger online protection.

The suite includes antispyware and antivirus tools, a pop-up blocker, parental controls, and e-mail protection. SBC Yahoo DSL subscribers can manage the tools from an integrated dashboard, the companies said.

By Scarlet Pruitt at InfoWorld.

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