Las Vegas, Nevada – SecureMac, the leading provider in Mac OS X security and privacy software, announced today that PrivacyScan, the online and offline privacy application to seek and destroy privacy threats while clearing up valuable hard disk space, has been nominated for Macworld UK’s 2013 award in the Best Consumer Software category.
PrivacyScan made the shortlist for the 18th annual Macworld UK awards ‘Best Consumer Software’ category ranking with 10 of the industry’s leading software titles including Rosetta Stone, Corel Painter Lite, Parallels Desktop 8 Switch to Mac edition, LoJack for Laptops, CrazyTalk 7, Symantec’s Norton One, 1&1 MyWebsite Personal, CleanMyMac and Adobe Premier Elements 11. Winners will be announced at the award ceremony the evening of June 20, 2013, at The Royal Garden Hotel in London.
The 2013 Macworld UK Awards is one of the industry’s finest events recognizing the finest of the Mac community. This is the first time PrivacyScan has been nominated for an award of such magnitude. Past awards and recognitions include Macworld | iWorld Best of Show by Macworld UK Magazine, A Mac Gem – Macworld GemFest 2012, Editor’s Choice Award – Macworld UK, and has received 5 star ratings from both Macworld UK and Macworld AU.
“PrivacyScan’s nomination for the Macworld UK 2013 award confirms that it is one of the Apple industry’s premier software titles. PrivacyScan is fast, beautiful, powerful and is easy to use for users looking to manage their privacy, both online and offline. PrivacyScan enables users to take control to quickly seek and destroy privacy threats on the Mac,” said Nicholas Raba, Chief Executive Officer of SecureMac.
With PrivacyScan, you can rest assured that your tracks remain covered, your private information remains private and deleted items stay gone forever. The secure shredding offered within PrivacyScan goes above and beyond United States Department of Defense (DoD) deletion standards by overwriting files up to 35 times to ensure complete deletion of sensitive data. In honor of the prestigious nomination, PrivacyScan is available via the Mac App Store for Mac OS X users for limited time with discounted pricing of only 9.99 USD (or equivalent).
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