Cyber Security Experts Weigh In — Employee Non-Compliance

Why do employees bypass IT regulations? Recently seven different cyber security experts provided insight regarding the lack of employee compliance with a company’s IT regulations.  The input ranged from immediate gratification to simple ignorance. PC Matic’s Vice President of Cyber Security shared, “Another reason being, some employees simply don’t ask IT for help.  Instead, they […]

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PC Pitstop Named One of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies — Again!

Inc. Magazine Unveils 36th Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000 For the 2nd Time, PC Pitstop Appears on the Inc. 5000 list, Ranking No. 4511 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 54.9% NEW YORK, August 17, 2017 — Inc. magazine today ranked PC Pitstop NO. 4511 on its 36th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious […]

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PC Pitstop Welcomes Relationship-Building Calls from Investors

By: Deborah Balshem Published to: Mergermarket,  the leading provider of forward-looking M&A intelligence and data to M&A professionals and corporates around the world. PC Pitstop, a privately held anti-virus software firm, would like to develop relationships with the investment community now in anticipation of a future outside investment, said CEO Rob Cheng. The 57-year-old executive […]

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PC Pitstop Increases Traction With Solution Providers

CRN Names PC Pitstop on 2017 Top 100 Security List PC Pitstop, makers of PC Matic Pro and PC Matic MSP, has been boosting their traction with solution providers with their advanced security solution.  The core of the PC Matic security features include an automated, global whitelist approach, along with fileless ransomware detection.  These two […]

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Malwarebytes Removes PC Matic PUA Categorization

PC Pitstop is pleased to announce that Malwarebytes is no longer flagging PC Matic as a potentially unwanted program. Both applications can once again co-exist on systems. The Malwarebytes detection began on December 5th, and we initiated efforts to resolve the issue. On December 23rd, we made contact with the proper people at Malwarebytes. After […]

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Application Whitelisting – The Only Protection Against Ransomware

Application whitelisting provides the final piece to the endpoint security solution puzzle. When trying to battle today’s cyber criminals, PC users must always be on the defense.  This includes consistently trying to anticipate the hacker’s next move.  This can be incredibly difficult.  What if there was a security solution that did that for you? Application whitelisting […]

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Gartner Named PC Pitstop, Makers of PC Matic, as an Innovative Vendor in Application Control

PC Pitstop, makers of PC Matic, are pleased to announced they were cited as an Innovative Vendor in Application Control in the Gartner Event Summary: Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2016 — London, report published 27 October 2016  by Gartner, the world’s leading information technology company. PC Pitstop provides expert advice to its clients on […]

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Got Apple Quicktime installed on your computer? Uninstall it immediately, says Department of Homeland Security

A recent report from TrendMicro/ZDI stated that Apple has ceased development of Apple Quicktime, and has also revealed two critical vulnerabilities under their Zero Day Initiative. These two vulnerabilities are considered “remote code execution” vulnerabilities, which means a miscreant could get the victim to click on a link or visit a website, and can remotely […]

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