The beginning of PC Matic

By December 3, 2020Blog
PC Matic success story

PC Matic was founded in 1999. No one, not even the founders in their wildest dreams, could imagine the success that would wait for them in the future. This is not a fairy tale; this is a story about great dedication, a hard-working team and genuine love for what you do. Let’s see how a small company managed to create one of the best antiviruses in the world! If you are interested in some additional info from other users, check PC Matic user reviews here.

Years ago, in 1998, PCMatic was just a computer diagnostic site. It was so loved by users that it was frequently included in Alexa’s list of 100o the most popular websites. However, popularity wasn’t the main goal the company’s founder wanted to achieve. His dream was to create a new product that would change users’ idea of PC-safety and cyber safety. The result of that dream is PC Matic, a tool that cares for both safety and maintenance of your numerous devices.

A white list approach

In 2011 PC Matic presented SuperShield, a protection based on a whitelist approach. Though it shows impressive results in blocking malicious malware, even this method has some flaws. PC Matic blocks all unknown programs and apps, even 100% good and safe ones. For instance, antiviruses that operate on the blacklist approach assume that all unknown files are harmless. The whitelist would never do that, all unknown files have to be verified; otherwise they won’t be able to operate.

A security breach

2016 brought new challenges. Whitelist security proved to be helpless against fileless infection. That made developers work even harder in order to improve their product; they analyzed a previous mistake and added some changes to block scripting attacks.

PC Matic’s mission

If you ask the founders and the workers of PC Matic about their mission, they will tell you about one big dream. It is unique software that will protect different devices and information kept there from the cyber-mafia. The company strives to diminish the number of infections and breaches. Absolute safety is what their customers want and need and the company is very eager to try and create such a product. We are sure that these guys can do it!

PC Matic awards

The company has earned a reputation as one of the most reliable antiviruses in the industry and the many awards PC Matic has received prove that they are the leaders.

  • In 2020 PC Matic got an award for best performance and anti-malware protection
  • In 2019 the company received the prize for the best IT anti-malware solution
  • In 2018 PC Matic became best in biz
  • In 2017 the company was recognized as a founder of the most innovative product

The list is not complete! Other awards are enumerated on the PC Matic’s official site. We are sure that soon enough we will hear about new prizes and awards, for such commitment to work has to be recognized!

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