Press Releases

ParetoLogic invests in Change Heroes to help children gain access to basic education

November 28, 2014

ParetoLogic, a Victoria, B.C. software company, has invested in Change Heroes, an innovative social enterprise that provides an online fundraising platform to help children gain access to basic education.

ParetoLogic earns finalist nod for Canadian HR Awards

October 14, 2014

ParetoLogic is honoured to be one of the finalists for the inaugural Canadian HR Awards. ParetoLogic is a finalist in the Best Use of Technology category.

ParetoLogic tabbed as one of Victoria’s top tech companies

October 1, 2014

ParetoLogic has earned a spot on the VIATeC 25 for the ninth consecutive year. The prestigious list represents the thriving Greater Victoria tech sector’s top revenue-generating companies.

ParetoLogic’s excellence recognized with PROFIT 500 ranking

June 12, 2014

ParetoLogic continues to distinguish itself as one of Canada’s most successful companies. The makers of security and optimization software were once again named to the PROFIT 500.

ParetoLogic bowls its way to support of charities

May 16, 2014

Victoria, B.C. software company ParetoLogic is helping Big Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria and Cystic Fibrosis Canada through fun-filled bowling fundraisers.

ParetoLogic in the running for 2014 VIATeC Employer of the Year Award!

May 7th, 2014

ParetoLogic has been selected as a finalist for the 2014 Victoria Advanced Technology Council Employer of the Year award. Finalists for the prestigious award are chosen based on a staff satisfaction survey.

Successful year lands ParetoLogic on Branham 300 again

April 28, 2014

After a strong 2013, ParetoLogic has found itself once again listed on the Branham300, the prestigious list of Canada’s top Information and Communications Technology companies.

ParetoLogic donates $100,000 for a better future

Feburary 8, 2014

With a focus on helping the next generation, ParetoLogic, a B.C.-based software company, has donated $100,000 in total to three charities ...

Two Sweepstake Winners Receive Free Software

January 30, 2014

ParetoLogic is pleased to announce the winners of the SpeedyBackup Sweepstakes. Thomas Thorley from Liverpool and Tony Lloyd from Essex each will receive a one-year free subscription to SpeedyBackup, the easy-to-use online backup solution. ParetoLogic appreciates everyone who entered ...

ParetoLogic selects ThreatTrack Security’s VIPRE to power new antivirus software

October 16, 2013

ParetoLogic and ThreatTrack Security have partnered to create ParetoLogic Internet Security. This premium Internet security suite features the ease of use ParetoLogic is known for ...

ParetoLogic serves up breakfast at local charity

August 29, 2013

ParetoLogic extended a helping hand to disadvantaged Victoria citizens and a hard-working charity. The Victoria software company recently sponsored and helped serve breakfast at the Our Place Society ...

XoftSpy AntiVirus Pro offers advanced protection tools

August 20, 2013

Computer users looking to harden their PC’s security can now do so with a familiar name. XoftSpy Antivirus Pro now offers users the ability to upgrade to a package including an advanced firewall, email protection and web shield ...

ParetoLogic leads the way at Lawn Summer Nights

August 6, 2013

ParetoLogic helped make Victoria’s Lawn Summer Nights a major fundraising success. A team representing the software development company led all Canadians teams in raising funds for cystic fibrosis research ...

ParetoLogic lands on prestigious PROFIT 500

June 25, 2013

Victoria software company ParetoLogic’s continued growth has earned it a spot on the PROFIT 500, a list of Canada’s fastest growing companies ...

ParetoLogic named to the VIATeC 25 for the 8th consecutive year

June 20, 2013

ParetoLogic has earned a spot on the prestigious VIATeC25 for the eighth consecutive year. The list represents Greater Victoria’s top 25 revenue-generating technology companies ...

ParetoLogic’s Go Team named finalist for VIATec’s Team of the Year

June 20, 2013

ParetoLogic’s Go Team has been named a finalist for VIATeC’s Team of the Year award. The honour recognizes the large impact the unique group – focused on charity efforts, fun and improvement – has on the Victoria software company ...

ParetoLogic Celebrates Fifth Anniversary on Branham300

April 25, 2013

Security and utility software developer ParetoLogic has ranked for another year on the Branham300, Canada’s definitive ranking of Information and Communications Technology companies ...

XoftSpy AntiVirus Pro Launched with Universal Threat Protection

March 18, 2013

Security and utility software developer ParetoLogic has launched the latest in their PC defense line. XoftSpy AntiVirus Pro offers users complete protection against viruses, spyware, adware, and other forms of malware ...

ParetoLogic Staff Charities An Annual Tradition

December 21, 2012

As 2012 draws to a close, the staff at ParetoLogic closed out their annual fundraising efforts with a bang, donating cash, gifts, and essentials to local charities. Mustard Seed, Santa’s Anonymous, Coats for a Cause and the BC Children’s Hospital ...

ParetoLogic Sponsors Boxer in Fight 4 the Cause

November 27, 2012

ParetoLogic has put up the money - it’s up to Stephanie Wray to put up her dukes. ParetoLogic has sponsored the amateur boxer for her bout in the upcoming Fight 4 the Cause fundraiser...

FileCure Tackles Hard-to-Open Files on Windows 8

November 13, 2012

ParetoLogic’s FileCure software provides users with the tools and help to open the files they need. Thanks to a new update, the program is now available for Windows 8 PCs...

RegCure Pro Enhanced to Clean Windows 8 Registry

November 6, 2012

Registry cleaning essential RegCure Pro has been certified for the Windows 8 operating system. The popular system utility provides rapid optimization and error-fixing tools...

ParetoLogic Privacy Controls Protects Windows 8 User Privacy

October 29, 2012

ParetoLogic’s privacy file scrubbing application Privacy Controls has been scanned and tested for Windows 8 compatibility. The software gives users an easy...

ParetoLogic Doubles Charity Donation to Build Schools in Kenya
and Haiti

October 3, 2012

After raising $10,000 to build a school in Kenya, ParetoLogic has matched the donations that came from staff fundraising in order to build a second school in Haiti...

Microsoft Partner Network Recognizes ParetoLogic as Gold Certified

September 24, 2012

ParetoLogic has achieved Gold Certification in the Microsoft Partner Network after completing the rigorous testing and requirements...

ParetoLogic Raises $10,000 to Build a School in Kenya

August 28, 2012

ParetoLogic has met their goal of $10,000 for the international charity Free the Children. The security and utility software developers topped their goal with a rather unique fundraiser...

ParetoLogic Backup Launched to Protect Valuable Digital Files

August 22, 2012

The PC security and utility software specialists at ParetoLogic have launched their latest program. ParetoLogic Backup creates easy, instant backups of a user’s important files, to protect them against deletion and corruption.…

EasyFileViewer Now Available for Free

August 1, 2012

ParetoLogic is picking up the check for their EasyFileViewer software. The multiple-file opening program is now available for free for all users...

ParetoLogic Awarded for Community and Charity Accomplishments

June 18, 2012

At the BCTIA Technology Impact Awards Gala, ParetoLogic was honored with the 2012 Community Engagement Award. The award recognizes an outstanding BC company that has excelled in giving back to their community....

ParetoLogic Wins 2012 PROFIT 200 Award

June 4 , 2012

For another year, ParetoLogic was named to the prestigious PROFIT 200 list, claiming a place as one of Canada's fastest-growing businesses....

ParetoLogic’s Charity Work Recognized with Two Major Awards Nominations

May 9, 2012

In recognition of ParetoLogic’s long-standing commitment to local charity and community developments, the Victoria-based software company has been named a finalist for the BCTIA and VIATeC Community Awards...

ParetoLogic's Success Recognized by Branham300

April 25 , 2012

After another strong year, software developer ParetoLogic ranked among the best on the Branham300, the definitive listing of Canadian IT companies....

RegCure Pro Offers PC Users a Clean, Fast Computer

January 25 , 2012

ParetoLogic has launched RegCure Pro, the complete system optimization utility. The software offers users an easy way to improve PC speed and stop errors, and other solutions....

ParetoLogic Launches EasyFileViewer

December 22, 2011

Security and utility-software house ParetoLogic has launched their latest program, EasyFileViewer. EasyFileViewer gives users an easy way to open the most common text, image, and archive files, all in one program....

ParetoLogic Among the Top 25 Technology Companies on Vancouver Island

December 19, 2011

Security and utility software developers ParetoLogic have been named to the VIATeC 25, the ranking of the top technology companies on Vancouver Island....

MalwareBlacklist Partners with SparkTrust to Help Infected Websites

November 25, 2011

The MalwareBlacklist service has partnered with SparkTrust Certified to inform owners of detected websites about why they are being flagged, and what they need to do to make their sites secure.....

ParetoLogic Honored at BC Export Awards

November 2, 2011

ParetoLogic has been recognized with a Finalist position at the 2011 BC Export Awards. With millions of customers around the world, ParetoLogic has grown far beyond its Victoria home-base.....

ParetoLogic Ranked Number 112 Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2011 Technology Fast 500™

October 20, 2011

Victoria-based software developers ParetoLogic have been awarded the Fast 50 and Fast 500 awards, in recognition of their outstanding growth in Canada and beyond....

Shifting Browser Marketplace Brings Enhanced Privacy Risks

October 3, 2011

Due to the growth of Chrome and Firefox, Internet Explorer no longer dominates the world of web browsers. But with increased browser options comes more risks to individual privacy, leaving many vulnerable for identity theft...

ParetoLogic's Malware Blacklist Reaches Milestone in Online Security

August 23, 2011

Malware Blacklist, ParetoLogic's database of malicious URLs, continues to grow in size and influence in the web security world. The free security service recently reached over 50,000 analyzed URLs...

ParetoLogic Sponsors Courtnall Celebrity Classic Charity Golf Tournament

July 20, 2011

ParetoLogic is an Eagle Sponsor for the upcoming Courtnall Celebrity Classic, a charity golf tournament that benefits initiatives for mental health patients...

ParetoLogic Receives WCG Award for Diverse Staff and Inclusive Hiring Practices

June 13, 2011

Victoria software developer ParetoLogic was presented with an award from WCG International HR Solutions, in recognition of its diverse staff and inclusive hiring practices...

PC Health Advisor Wins VIATeC Product of the Year Award

June 6, 2011

At the 2011 VIATeC awards gala, ParetoLogic's PC Health Advisor took home the prize as Product of the Year. After a short 12 months, the program has proven itself to be a fan favorite with millions of downloads around the globe...

ParetoLogic Receives 2011 PROFIT 200 Award for its Incredible Growth

June 1, 2011

ParetoLogic was today awarded a spot on the PROFIT 200, in recognition of its incredible growth in the past five years...

ParetoLogic Staff and Execs Raise over Ten Thousand for Power to Be Charity

May 25, 2011

The software developers at ParetoLogic fulfilled their promise this past weekend, and delivered over ten thousand dollars to local charity Power to Be...

PC Health Advisor a Finalist for VIATeC Product of the Year

May 4, 2011

ParetoLogic's all-in-one system utility, PC Health Advisor, has been named a finalist for the 2011 VIATeC Product of the Year award. The program has seen exceptional growth since its launch last year, with tens of millions of downloads worldwide...

ParetoLogic Offers PC Health Advisor in Nine New Languages

April 12, 2011

ParetoLogic's popular all-in-one software, PC Health Advisor, has been re-launched in nine additional languages, including Spanish, German, and other European languages...

ParetoLogic Places on the Branham300 for Third Consecutive Year

April 8, 2011

Security and utility software developers ParetoLogic achieved their highest ever rankings on the Branham300, placing among the top three IT security companies in Canada...

ParetoLogic Sponsors VIATeC Employer of the Year Award

March 28, 2011

ParetoLogic have been announced as the official sponsors of the 2011 VIATeC Employer of the Year award, recognizing businesses with a real commitment to their staff...

ParetoLogic Managers Take Pie in the Face for Charity

March 21, 2011

As part of ongoing fundraising efforts for local charity Power to Be, ParetoLogic staffers recently held a pie throwing event, where top ParetoLogic managers got pied to raise cash...

Peter B. Gustavson School of Business Selects Elton Pereira for Alumni Award

February 10, 2011

The University of Victoria's 2010-2011 Peter B. Gustavson School of Business Distinguished Alumni Award has been presented to Elton Pereira. Pereira, graduate of 1998, co-founded the thriving security and utility software company ParetoLogic...

ParetoLogic Donates Food, Toys at Christmas

December 22, 2010

Taking a break from developing security and utility software, the staff of ParetoLogic has participated in two valuable charities this holiday season...

ParetoLogic Takes their Place on the 2010 VIATeC 25

December 3, 2010

ParetoLogic has been awarded the VIATeC 25 award for the fifth year running. The Greater Victoria award ranks technology companies by annual revenue...

ParetoLogic Ranked Number 83 Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte's 2010 Technology Fast 500™

October 20, 2010

ParetoLogic attributes its 1386 percent revenue growth to consumer-focussed business model...

PC Health Advisor 3.0 Launched to Provide Automated, Customizable Tools

October 19, 2010

PC Health Advisor, the all-in-one software utility from ParetoLogic, has been upgraded to version 3, offering users more tools and greater convenience in optimizing their PCs...

ParetoLogic's Elton Pereira Wins Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Information Technology Category

September 30, 2010

At the 2010 Pacific Regional Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year gala, Elton Pereira claimed his award in the Information Technology field. The award recognized Pereira's success in co-founding and expanding his security and utility software company, ParetoLogic...

ParetoLogic Claims Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ Award for Its Exceptional Growth

September 23, 2010

Hot on the heels of its Profit 100 ranking, ParetoLogic has claimed yet another honour in recognition of its rapid expansion. ParetoLogic came in at number 17 in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50™, a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in Canada...

ParetoLogic Launches the Latest in Anti-Virus Technology

September 16, 2010

The recently launched Version 7.0 of ParetoLogic Anti-Virus PLUS provides home PC users with improved security, enhanced performance, and new features to make browsing the web a whole lot safer...

PC Health Advisor Integrates New Tools to Boost PC Performance

August 31, 2010

All-in-One computer optimization suite PC Health Advisor has upgraded to version 2. This latest version provides PC users with even more tools to stop errors and improve PC performance...

VirusTotal Adds ParetoLogic's URL Security Database

August 25, 2010

VirusTotal has added ParetoLogic's library of malicious URLs to its URL scanning process. This provides users with an additional layer of protection when researching suspicious websites...

ParetoLogic Launches Luxury Car Promotion at Affiliate Summit East

August 15, 2010

ParetoLogic has launched their largest affiliate promotion ever, with 11 luxury vehicles and huge cash prizes going to affiliates...

ParetoLogic's Elton Pereira a Finalist for the Entrepreneur of the Year Award

July 14, 2010

Elton Pereira, Co-Founder, President and CEO of ParetoLogic, has been named a Pacific regional finalist for the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year award...

ParetoLogic Raises Big Bucks for Big Bike

June 30, 2010

ParetoLogic was awarded the Golden Gears for the highest amount raised in the Victoria Big Bike fundraiser for the Heart and Stroke foundation...

Profit 100 Shines a Light on ParetoLogic's Incredible Growth

June 16, 2010

In their first year of eligibility, software company ParetoLogic joined the thriving ranks of Canada's 100 fastest growing businesses...

ParetoLogic Takes Home the VIATeC Team of the Year Award

May 21, 2010

ParetoLogic's Business Operations Group has been awarded with the 2010 VIATeC Team of the Year award, recognizing their impressive achievements over the past year...

PC Health Advisor Launched to Boost PC Performance and Security

May 13, 2010

ParetoLogic's PC Health Advisor software provides home users with an all-in-one solution for computer optimization, security, and maintenance...

ParetoLogic Achieves a Fourfold Ranking on the Branham300

April 8, 2010

ParetoLogic makes the 2010 edition of Branham300. The award recognizes Canadian IT companies that have shown exceptional growth and success.

Twitter Charity Event Gets High-Tech Donation

March 26, 2010

ParetoLogic supported their local Twestival charity get-together with software donations of XoftSpySE and Privacy Controls...

Gamers Get Long-Awaited Anti-Virus Feature

February 24, 2010

A new Game Mode is being integrated into anti-virus software, allowing users to conserve system resources for high-octane gaming...

ParetoLogic Donates Blood to Help those in Need

February 16, 2010

ParetoLogic has signed on to donate blood to the Canadian Blood Services, to help patients across the country...

Security Community has New Online Resource to Track and Study Malware

February 12, 2010

ParetoLogic's Spyware Analysis Team has opened their URL Clearing House to the security community and beyond...

Study Highlights Need for Parental Controls Software

February 5, 2010

A UK survey has revealed that more children than ever are being exposed to inappropriate material, and at younger ages...

ParetoLogic scores win with a place in the 2009 VIATeC 25

January 28, 2010

ParetoLogic has scored another win with a place in VIATeC's list of the 25 biggest technology firms in Greater Victoria...

ParetoLogic Puts their Top Affiliates on Brand New Harleys

January 17, 2010

ParetoLogic reveals their latest promotion, rewarding their top affiliate salespeople with new Harley-Davidson motorcycles...

ParetoLogic Joins Angel Tree Program to Provide Gifts for Children in Need

December 22, 2009

ParetoLogic has once again joined the Salvation Army Angel Tree Program, to give holiday gifts to underprivileged children...

ParetoLogic Tech-Support Group Donates Software to Thai Charity

December 16, 2009

ParetoLogic's Customer Support team has donated software licenses to the Christian Care Foundation for Children with Disabilities, an organization dedicated helping disabled children in Thailand...

ParetoLogic Upgrades Privacy Controls for Enhanced Security

December 8, 2009

Don't let your personal details fall into the wrong hands: Privacy Controls adds support for Windows® 7 32-bit and boosts cleaning technology...

ParetoLogic Releases FileCure to Help Users Repair File Extensions and Open Files

December 3, 2009

Computer users can breath a sigh of relief as FileCure provides a quick solution for unknown files that can't be opened...

High-Tech PC Security for 2010: XoftSpySE Anti-Spyware 7.0 Compatible with Windows® 7

November 19, 2009

Windows® 7 users can now protect their systems with XoftSpySE Anti-Spyware 7.0, the fastest and most powerful anti-malware software available...

ParetoLogic Becomes A Microsoft Certified Partner

November 12, 2009

A proud day for ParetoLogic: Awarded with Certified Partner status in the Microsoft Partner Program...

Upgraded and advanced, RegCure Registry Cleaner 2.0 is compatible with Windows® 7

October 16, 2009

RegCure 2.0, the latest version of the popular PC utility software, has been upgraded to be compatible with Windows® 7...

Newest ParetoLogic DriverCure release ready to serve Windows® 7 users

October 16, 2009

Popular driver and software updater DriverCure has been updated to include complete support for Windows® 7 32-bit and 64-bit...

ParetoLogic Releases XoftSpySE Anti-Spyware 6.0, a Major Upgrade for Unprecedented Malware Defense

September 10, 2009

XoftSpySE Anti-Spyware has been completely refitted by its technical developers at ParetoLogic, offering a fast and reliable scan, new tools, improved design, and more...

ParetoLogic Ascends New York Summit with Kawasaki Motorbikes

August 9, 2009

ParetoLogic has joined some of the top names in the online marketing industry at the 2009 Affiliate Summit East in New York city...

ParetoLogic Launches Zheng™, a Free File Upload and Scan Service

June 4, 2009

ParetoLogic has launched a new security service offering free online scans of suspicious files...

ParetoLogic Dual Finalists at 2009 VIATeC Awards

May 25, 2009

ParetoLogic has followed through on their nomination, and claimed finalist awards for Team of the Year and Innovative Excellence from the Vancouver Island Advanced Technology Council...

ParetoLogic Scores Spot on Branham300's ranking of Canada's top IT Businesses

April 13, 2009

ParetoLogic has got the nod from Branham300, 2009 edition, acknowledging the vibrant software company's economic growth in the past year. The ranking lists Canadian IT companies who have demonstrated outstanding worldwide revenue in the past year...

ParetoLogic Anti-Virus PLUS Combats Conficker C Worm Outbreak

March 27, 2009

A wildfire has broken out in the computer security world, in the form of the Conficker C virus. As long standing companies find themselves cut short by the threat, young and innovative companies rise to take their place, with ParetoLogic...

ParetoLogic and Sharing-Books.com Teaming Up to Make Internet Safety Available to All Children

March 5, 2009

Capitalizing on the significant expertise held in their respective fields, ParetoLogic Inc. and Sharing-Books.com are teaming up to make Internet safety available to all children...

ParetoLogic Wins Business Examiner's Technology Company of the Year Award

February 19, 2009

In the turmoil created by economic worries, business awards provide a reassuring note of continuity and success that buoys the entire community. Celebrating the efforts and success of Vancouver Island businesses, the Business Examiner (BE) Awards highlight the best and brightest in the community. Winning the Technology Company of the Year award, ParetoLogic was pleased to have its efforts recognized and honoured to be in such distinguished company. Proceeding into 2009 with the same vigor and confidence that has become...

ParetoLogic Launches DriverCure, Enabling Computer Users to Easily Update Drivers for Hardware and Software

January 15, 2009

Recently named one of Profit Magazine's "Hot 50", Canadian software publisher, ParetoLogic, is the creator of the ever-popular registry cleaner RegCure and anticipates a similar level of success with its newest product, ParetoLogic DriverCure. Designed to alleviate the common problem of diagnosing outdated hardware drivers and software applications, DriverCure promises to quickly identify all the drivers and software programs on board a given computer system, indicating available updates and facilitating the download of said updates. The software features an impressive database of vendors, ensuring that even the lesser known brands of hardware...

ParetoLogic Anti-Virus PLUS Receives Checkmark Approval from
West Coast Labs

November 13, 2008

Like an "A" student, ParetoLogic recently earned an impressive report card from a demanding marker. The Canadian company, well known for its anti-spyware products, recently earned four checkmarks from West Coast Labs' Checkmark System for its comprehensive anti-virus/anti-spyware software application, ParetoLogic Anti-Virus PLUS. West Coast Labs is one of the world's leading independent test labs for information security products and services. Its Checkmark System runs products through a series of real-world tests that ensure the solutions are of the highest quality...

ParetoLogic ranked in PROFIT Hot 50

September 23, 2008

Due to the success of such popular products as RegCure Registry Cleaner and XoftSpySE Anti-Spyware, ParetoLogic has earned a spot on PROFIT magazine's Hot 50 ranking of Canada's Emerging Growth Companies...

PGsurfer, the free parental controls software from ParetoLogic, has made an impression on the technology industry!

May 18, 2008

ParetoLogic has earned a number of honours recently for its innovative, free parental controls product PGsurfer.

At the recent 2008 Vancouver Island Advanced Technology Centre (VIATeC) Technology Awards ceremony, PGsurfer earned the Innovative Excellence: Software or Service Delivery award. As well, the success of this product helped propel ParetoLogic to victory in the prestigious Technology Company of the Year category. The VIATeC awards celebrate and honour the achievements...

ParetoLogic Honoured with Double-Whammy of Awards at 2008 VIATeC Technology Ceremony

May 15, 2008

Innovative software company and leader in online security - ParetoLogic, was honoured to take home two prestigious awards from the 2008 VIATeC Technology Award ceremony.

The Victoria-based Internet security specialists were bestowed with the highly coveted 'Technology Company of the Year' award, as well as snatching up the 'Innovative Excellence: Software or Service Delivery' award for their ground-breaking parental controls product...

Malware Diaries Blog from ParetoLogic Exposes Internet Threats

April 4, 2008

Officially launched today, ParetoLogic's new blog, Malware Diaries, offers computer users an inside look at the current and emerging computer viruses and spyware detailing where the threats are lurking and how they are accessing computers. Authored by Jerome Segura and Jean Taggart, two computer security analysts on ParetoLogic's Spyware Analysis Team (S.W.A.T.), Malware Diaries promises to inform...

The leader in online safety is pleased to release ParetoLogic Anti-Virus PLUS

March 31, 2008

Already known for its superior anti-spyware technology, ParetoLogic is now bringing its innovative approaches to virus protection.

The leader in online safety is pleased to release ParetoLogic Anti-Virus PLUS. Utilizing progressive technology, this product scans deeply for and quickly removes all forms of viruses. Going a step beyond the norm, ParetoLogic Anti-Virus PLUS also eradicates spyware, adware and even rootkits, which try to cover up dangerous...

ParetoLogic's Spam Controls has the solution for record setting mortgage spam

February 14, 2008

In the wake of the recent announcements of interest rate cuts by the US Federal Reserve, many people are being inundated with mortgage-related spam from companies trying to take advantage of the latest economic swing. Spam concerned with mortgage refinancing jumped to 10% of all spam in the past week. ParetoLogic's spam controls software can provide...

ParetoLogic Launches Data Recovery and Data Recovery Pro to Recover Lost or Deleted Files

December 20, 2007

Deleted files and deceased documents are rising from the dead thanks to the launch of ParetoLogic's new Data Recovery software.

The leaders in online safety have built a product to alleviate the anxiety that can occur when important files have gone missing. The powerful software can retrieve almost anything that was thought to be long gone in the dark recesses of a computer hard drive...

ParetoLogic, creators of PGsurfer and SafeSurfer, raises awareness of Internet dangers for young people

December 11, 2007

ParetoLogic, the makers of popular software such as PGsurfer and the kids website, SafeSurfer is concerned about the risks our young face while online. In a white paper, The State of the Internet for Young People, released today, the importance of the Internet to today's young people as well as an overview of its risks are discussed.

ParetoLogic, a young company formed in 2004 by four brothers, is striving to bring issues about Internet safety, especially regarding young people, to the forefront. "At ParetoLogic, we feel very strongly about the power of the Internet, however we are also well aware it is a risky playground for young people," said Elton Pereira...

ParetoLogic's PGsurfer is pleased to announce the birth of Safesurfer.org - A Website to Help Keep Kids Safe Online

December 4, 2007

Hot on the heels of their launch of PGsurfer, a free parental controls software application, ParetoLogic unveils a new website for kids that focuses on responsible and safe online behaviour. Safesurfer.org is a unique, free website that is tailored specifically to youth from the ages of 8-14 that offers them a forum, games, video and computer game reviews, entertainment updates and news about the newest websites and applications, all with an underlying theme of responsible and safe Internet use. A safe place for kids to access the information they crave, this website is continually updated with user-generated information...

ParetoLogic Launches PGsurfer, A Free Software Application To Keep Kids Safe Online

November 7, 2007

In response to the alarming increase in Internet related risks to kids, ParetoLogic has launched PGsurfer, a parental controls software product, to the marketplace free of charge. Utilizing the strengths of ParetoLogic's other Internet security products, ParetoLogic PGsurfer features full customization options allowing for unique settings for each child and offers...

MP3 Attachment Spam Bombards Computer Users

October 20, 2007

Accounting for approximately 7-10% of all spam globally over the past 18 hours, spam messages with MP3 attachments are the latest threat to hit email and computer users. According to the Commtouch Detection Centre, this latest flood of spam began...

ParetoLogic Releases Privacy Controls 2.0 — an advanced Windows application and Internet browser cleaner, that raises the bar in Internet security, while lowering the risk of unwanted files on your PC

October 3, 2007

Paretologic has gone public with Privacy Controls 2.0 - the latest release from the internet security specialists that have developed products such as ParetoLogic Anti-Spyware, RegCure Registry Cleaner and XoftSpySE...

ParetoLogic CEO parts with hair to kick off Cops for Cancer fundraising campaign

June 13, 2007

ParetoLogic CEO Elton Pereira is getting used to his new summer-do after having his head shaved last Friday to kick off The Canadian Cancer Society's "Cops for Cancer" fundraising campaign.

The campaign features members of law enforcement agencies and emergency services who will cycle over 3000 km in four different regions of British Colombia in support of children with cancer.

Backed by $500 in pledges from his staff, Pereira lost his locks to support local rider John Paul Robinson, who will be riding in the Tour de Rock, the Vancouver Island chapter of the...

Vancouver Island technology community honours ParetoLogic's XOFTspy Portable Anti-Spyware

June 12, 2007

While celebrating its new ranking as Greater Victoria's top revenue generating sector, the Vancouver Island technology community recognized ParetoLogic for one of its latest innovative products.

XOFTspy Portable Anti-Spyware, the world's first portable anti-spyware application, earned ParetoLogic the award for Innovative Excellence: Software or Electronic Service Delivery at the Vancouver Island Advanced Technology Centre's annual VIATeC Technology Awards May 23. ParetoLogic has established its reputation as a leader in the industry with such popular products as RegCure Registry Cleaner and ParetoLogic Anti-Spyware...

ParetoLogic Launches Spam Controls to Protect Email Users from Spam and Phishing Attacks

May 8, 2007

After building a solid reputation for creating premium consumer software to combat spyware and malware, ParetoLogic has now turned its attention to dealing with the newest strains of email spam and phishing attacks. ParetoLogic Spam Controls, now available on the company's website, uses modern technology and methods to detect and quarantine spam. The new software, for use on Outlook or Outlook Express, boasts one of the highest detection rates...

ParetoLogic Honoured with Unprecedented Double Win at the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce Business Awards

April 20, 2007

ParetoLogic, makers of the popular anti-spyware products XoftSpySE and ParetoLogic Anti-Spyware, were honoured to be recognized in two categories at the 2007 Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce Business Awards Gala. In an unprecedented circumstance in the Chamber's Annual Business Awards history, ParetoLogic was nominated in two categories, Innovation of the Year and Entrepreneur of the Year, both of which they won. Accepting the Innovation Award for their XOFTspy Portable product, Don Wharton, ParetoLogic COO/Co-founder and Adrian Pereira, CTO/Co-founder, voiced their appreciation for the recognition and for the commitment of the ParetoLogic staff. "We have a truly exceptional team at ParetoLogic," states Wharton, "Everyone from Research and Development all the way through Marketing and Customer Support is dedicated to innovation and is completely focused...

ParetoLogic Starts 2007 in Winning Style with KPMG Sponsored VIATeC Top 25 Award and SIIA CODiE Award Finalist Status for the Mobile Solution Award

February 20, 2007

Garnering success and recognition from the business and High Tech communities in 2006, ParetoLogic continues its winning streak in 2007. Starting off the year in style, ParetoLogic was proud to be named one of the top 25 technology firms by VIATeC, Vancouver Island's Advanced Technology Centre. The annual ranking, based on revenue and sponsored by KPMG, serves as a guide to...

ParetoLogic Privacy Controls Software Heralds a New Level of Complete File Erasure

November 30, 2006

ParetoLogic, developers of popular security software applications such as ParetoLogic Anti-Spyware, XoftSpySE, and RegCure Registry Cleaner, have released their newest security and optimization tool, ParetoLogic Privacy Controls. Designed for Windows 2000 and XP, ParetoLogic Privacy Controls was developed to thoroughly erase unwanted and unnecessary files, this software is ideal for both personal and business use, shredding files to U.S. Military standards. Unique in its ability to address even the most...

As Internet Crimes Hit a Record High in Japan, CoGen Media and ParetoLogic Join Forces to Protect Asian Computer Users from Spyware

September 12, 2006

Increased Internet use and access to DSL connectivity in Asia has inevitably resulted in a dramatic surge in the incidence of Internet crime. Recent reports by the National Police Agency that Internet related crimes have hit an all time high in the first half of 2006 indicate a strong need for...

ParetoLogic Launches Premium Product Line with ParetoLogic Anti-Spyware

September 8, 2006

Well-known for software applications that are fast, powerful and effective while utilizing minimal system resources, ParetoLogic has just launched the first in its new line of company branded premium products. ParetoLogic Anti-Spyware, now available for purchase through the company website, is designed for Microsoft Windows 2000 and XP. The company’s new premium product utilizes the best features of ParetoLogic's popular...

New ParetoLogic CEO and President, Elton Pereira, Ushers in New Breed of Computer Software

September 7, 2006

ParetoLogic Co-Founder and former CFO Elton Pereira, recently named one of Vancouver Island's Top 40 Under 40, is well positioned for his new role as CEO and President of ParetoLogic Inc. Having played a crucial role in the inception and phenomenal success of the company to date, Pereira is eager to lead ParetoLogic in the next stage of its evolution. "We are at an exciting point in the software industry" says Pereira, "computer users have developed confidence in their abilities to...

ParetoLogic Debuts First Portable Anti-Spyware Product for U3 Smart Drive Computing Platform: XOFTspy Portable Anti-spyware Can Be Used Directly from U3 Smart Drives and Cleans Spyware from Multiple PCs

August 8, 2006

ParetoLogic, one of the industry's leading innovators in PC security software, announces the immediate availability of the XOFTspyT Portable Anti-spyware product, the first portable anti-spyware product operating directly from U3 smart drives. Built on its popular anti-spyware application XoftSpySE, the portable product is licensed for use on multiple computers and is built to protect roaming users accessing any PC they touch...

ParetoLogic Co-Founder, Elton Pereira, One of Vancouver Island's Top Forty Under Forty

June 19, 2006

While it may be lonely at the top for some, ParetoLogic co-founder and CFO, Elton Pereira, is happy with the company he keeps. Recently named one of Vancouver Island's Top 40 Under 40 by the Times Colonist and Copeland Communications, Elton shares his accomplishment with ParetoLogic co-founders Adrian Pereira and Don Wharton and credits his family and staff with...

Pareto Logic Provides Internet Security to the U.S. and Canada, Its Homeland, through Softchoice

June 15, 2006

Are North Americans ready for the onslaught of spyware and malware that is poised to infect their systems? Mainstream Internet use, still in its infancy, has exploded in North America, its popularity expanding much faster than its users' ability to educate themselves about its inherent risks. Creators and distributors of spyware and malware have wasted no time in exploiting this vulnerability, attacking PC's on a global scale. As the world leaders in Internet use, Americans and Canadians are...

ParetoLogic Honoured to Receive VIATeC's 2006 Emerging Technology Company of the Year and Executive of the Year Awards

May 25, 2006

ParetoLogic emerged as the clear winner of the 2006 Emerging Technology Company of the Year awarded by the Vancouver Island Advanced Technology Centre (VIATeC) on May 18, 2006. Awarded to the Vancouver Island company that exhibits the greatest potential for excellence in innovation and a commitment to the technology community while embracing sound business fundamentals. Expressing his appreciation for the recognition bestowed upon ParetoLogic, CFO and co-founder Elton Pereira encouraged every employee...

ParetoLogic Set to Conquer Spyware in France, Spain, and the U.K. through Avanquest

May 4, 2006

Spyware has no respect for the computer users it victimizes nor does it have any regard for geographical borders. While various anti-spyware applications are available in Europe, most anti-spyware programs are cumbersome and slow, hogging system resources and rendering them incompatible with a variety of Internet connectivity options. Answering the challenge, ParetoLogic announced today that...

ParetoLogic Whitepaper Exposes Risk of Electronic Identity Theft Through Unsecured Medical Records

May 3, 2006

It is discomfiting to think that our personal information, including our medical history, is considered a commodity in the murky underworld of spyware. Unfortunately, the spyware industry is extremely profitable and the currency is information, the more personal the better. One of the latest targets is the Health Services industry, a prime mark because of...

Canadian Internet Security Specialists, ParetoLogic and Netsweeper, Unite to Make Internet Use Safer for Families

April 27, 2006

A mutual concern for Internet security and the safety of families is the impetus for a new partnership between Canadian Internet security companies ParetoLogic and Netsweeper. Netsweeper's expertise in content filtering and ParetoLogic's mastery of anti-spyware and Internet security applications will enable each company to...

Victoria Chamber of Commerce honours ParetoLogic, makers of the popular anti-spyware software, XoftSpySE

April 19, 2006

Honoured to be chosen as a finalist for the Victoria Chamber of Commerce 2006 Business of the Year Award, ParetoLogic's commitment to excellence and internet security has not gone unnoticed. Awarded for demonstrating continual business excellence through positive business growth; exemplifying superior customer service; and embracing an outstanding commitment to quality, the Business of the Year Award represents...

ParetoLogic Joins Forces with TTAsia to Protect Millions of Computer Users

April 6, 2006

Concerned with the growing threat of spyware and malware to computer users, Telecommunication & Technology Asia Ltd. (TTAsia), has partnered with Canada's ParetoLogic Inc. to deliver security solutions to meet the needs of both consumers and corporate IT administrators. Providing unrivalled global coverage and the widest choice of broadband coverage through one of the world's largest access networks, TTAsia is in a unique position to make anti-spyware applications available...

South Africans Access South Vancouver Island Anti-Spyware Solution

March 2, 2006

Internet access in South Africa may not be as widespread as it is in North America; however, that has not prevented the developers and distributors of harmful spyware from attacking South African Internet users. In a country where Internet usage is rapidly rising, the presence and awareness of malicious spyware is becoming...

Income Tax Season Opens the Floodgates to Identity Theft

February 9, 2006

If you cringe at the thought of losing your shirt at tax time, imagine the implications of having your identity stolen as well. The just-released whitepaper prepared by ParetoLogic outlines the risks of using tax preparation software and online filing programs as well as the best ways to mitigate those risks. One third of all North Americans, plan to prepare and/or submit their taxes electronically and are vulnerable to...

New Vice-President at ParetoLogic Heads Up Zheng Laboratory

January 31, 2006

ParetoLogic CEO, Dr. Zig Hancyk has announced the appointment of Yida Mao to the position of Vice-President of Technology and Product Development. Having led the team of developers of ParetoLogic’s cutting edge Zheng Laboratory, Mao with a Masters Degree in Computer Science from McGill and near completion of his...

ParetoLogic Unveils Anti-spyware for Smart Drives at CES

January 8, 2006

ParetoLogic was pleased to offer a sneak peek of their anti-spyware technology for smart drives, XoftSpy Portable Edition, at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. XoftSpy Portable Edition operates directly from...

ParetoLogic Unleashes the Power of Zheng Technology

December 22, 2005

The size of the Internet today makes it practically impossible for any online research system to encompass it in its entirety. Gathered information is already out of date by the time...

Netscape Leverages Paretologic Technology to Protect
Internet Surfers

November 1, 2005

Netscape has announced partnerships with technology industry leaders including Paretologic to provide embedded protection against websites known to distribute malicious applications commonly known as “spyware”. This proactive technology is now built directly into...

ParetoLogic joins the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA)

October 21, 2005

Security software developer ParetoLogic Inc. has joined the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry. The SIIA focuses on...

Rick Wiertz joins ParetoLogic as Vice President of Sales and Business Development

September 15, 2005

Rick is a local media personality, business manager, and consultant. He joins ParetoLogic after 5 years at CompuSmart where he served as Vice President of Retail Solutions and General Sales Manager...

Dr. Zig Hancyk becomes President and CEO of ParetoLogic Inc.

September 12, 2005

Zig Hancyk is a seasoned IT executive and management consultant who has worked with a wide variety of public and private sector clients...

ParetoLogic Releases Educational Blog - www.SpywareDaily.com

July 13, 2005

As part of its educational strategy and ongoing efforts to address current and emerging security threats to computer users, ParetoLogic Inc. unveiled...

ParetoLogic Designs 7 Layers of Defense to Combat Spyware

May 31, 2005

As part of its ongoing efforts to address current and emerging security threats to computer users, ParetoLogic Inc. announced...

ParetoLogic Selects Mercurial Communications to develop XoftSpy

February 21, 2005

ParetoLogic Inc. has secured the high-tech firm Mercurial Communications Inc. to provide new innovations and support for...

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