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Power of Free comes to Cloud Antivirus

I have written about the free business model and anti-malware before but now the two are coming together in a cloud service.

Panda Cloud Antivirus hits Internet for free

(Via USA Today.)

I have had good success using Panda before with particularly nasty malware so this new service is worth checking out.

Technology Review has a summary of recent activity in the cloud anti-virus market.

Messagelabs, now part of Symantec, with a wide range of cloud security services for the business market started this managed cloud anti-malware services trend now being adopted in the consumer market.