MicroWorld Technologies Private Limited has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India for collaboration in the area of cyber security.
Through this MoU, CERT-In and MicroWorld Tech Private Limited propose to work together to enhance the overall security of the computing environment in India and to address the increasingly complex problems associated with cyber security threats.
The MoU would facilitate cooperation for the detection of the latest cyber security threats such as malware/botnets that can adversely affect the information assets and privacy of the general users in the country and devise appropriate security measures while providing security tools to enable such users to secure their systems.
Safe cyber space
Under this MoU, CERT-In will provide a platform on its Cyber Swachhta Kendra (Botnet Cleaning and Malware Analysis Centre) website through which users from across the country will be able to access and download MicroWorld’s eScan Antivirus Bot Removal Toolkit for free of cost.
The Cyber Swachhta Kendra (Botnet Cleaning and Malware Analysis Centre) is a part of the Government of India’s Digital India initiative under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) to create a secure cyber space by detecting botnet infections in India and enable cleaning and securing systems of end-users. This center is being operated by the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In).
Cleaning malware and securing mobile devices
The MicroWorld’s eScan Antivirus Bot Removal Toolkit or MWAV as it was formerly called enables users to scan their Windows-based computers and eradicate any infections it may have. It mitigates some of the commonly known infections like viruses, adware, spyware, and other forms of malware.
The eScan Antivirus Toolkit (MWAV) requires no installation and can be run directly from anywhere, on a computer, USB Drive, or through a CD ROM, even when another antivirus is installed and protecting the computer. Further, the eScan Mobile Security tool…