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Article series: A History of User Security That's Brought Us To Needing A New Approach
by Kevin McAleavey, KNOS Chief Architect
Part One: Throwing In The Towel: The Sorry State Of Client Security
Part Two: The Birth Of the Antivirus Industry
Part Three: The Demise Of the Antivirus Industry
Part Four: The Best And Most Secure Windows OS Ever
Part Five: Seven Security Blankets And I'm Still Short-Sheeted
Part Six: Solving The End User Problem
"KNOS enables us to protect our clients' personal and financial information"...Dennis Maier, Chief broker, RENY.net
KNOS has been created by Kevin and Nancy McAleavey, creators of the very first browser cookie cleaner software known as NSClean back in 1997 when Nancy McAleavey incorporated "Privacy Software Corporation" and served as its CEO and public guru in order to distribute the NSClean privacy software for Netscape which Kevin and his crew designed and provided support for. In subsequent years, we created IEClean for Internet Explorer, FileVac which provided the highest degree of secure file deletion and disk wiping capabilities, and in 1999 added the BOClean antimalware software to eliminate trojans and other malware, protecting Windows users' privacy and security. Our products sold for well over ten years to individuals, corporations, military and other customers until Privacy Software Corporation was acquired.
Our expertise in internet privacy and security date back to the earliest days of the public internet. Kevin's experience with the internet date back to milnet and arpanet when he built server networks for the state of New York, and further back when Kevin and Nancy operated a public dialup BBS in the earliest days of popular home computing. Nancy is the creative force and artist behind the appearance of our product, and once again Kevin serves as the builder of the code and the toolkit which makes KNOS what it is.Partners:
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What information do we collect?We collect information (name, address, email, version(s) purchased) from you through Digital River when you make a purchase. The KNOS Project does not have access to, nor do we receive or retain any payment information. Anyone can visit our site anonymously.
Your information is used for:Transaction Processing
Your personal and transaction information, will not be sold, exchanged transferred or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, beyond the express purpose of delivering the purchased product.
Improving customer service.
This information assists us in providing support by ensuring you get the help relevant to the KNOS version you purchased.
To send periodic emails.
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The email address you provide for order processing may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order, in addition to KNOS news, related product or support information, etc. Every email has an opt-out link in addition to the one above. We honor it! Contests, promotions, surveys or other features fall within our email policy.
How do we protect your information?We implement a variety of security measures to ensure the personal information we retain is kept safe on our internal network system once we receive it. We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personal information. This does not include third parties that assist us in operating our website, transaction handling, or product delivery. Non personally identifying information may be used or provided to other parties for marketing, advertising or other uses.
Advertising and our advertisers:The KNOS Project works exclusively with NAI participating advertisers. We share their dedication to consumer education, balanced with the desire to bring forward to the user new opportunities to better their lives through expanded product and service knowledge. We share their commitment to beneficial use of information about customer desires. In addition, we fully recognize the customer's right to choices, thus our support of, and pledge to work exclusively with, the networks in this important group.
Terms and Conditions:By using our site, you agree to our policies. They are subject to change, any changes will be noted here.
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