Apr 272012
 
Download Free AntiVirus Software from Facebook AV Marketplace

Facebook has launched Antivirus marketplace on its Facebook security page to make the web safer. Facebook AV marketplace offers free editions of antivirus software from Norton, Sophos, McAfee, Microsoft and Trend Micro for free.

Facebook has forged a tie up with leading Antivirus and AntiMalware protection software vendors to provide these free Anti-virus and AntiMalware software downloads.

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The best free Antivirus among those offered is arguably Microsoft Security Essentials for Windows and Sophos AntiVirus  for Mac. These free Av suites are licensed for a period of  6 months to one year.

Facebook will also share URL blacklists with these AntiVirus vendors to expand its own URL blacklists to prevent malicious links from spreading on Facebook. This is great new for Facebook users and spam haters.

Check out the Facebook AntiVirus Marketplace and download your favorite desktop security software for free!!

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This post was originally published on Indigic.com