RealDefense LLC, a provider of privacy, security, and productivity software and services, has completed its roll-out of SUPERAntiSpyware from Support.com for an undisclosed fee. This is RealDefense’s fifth consumer software brand acquisition since 2017, as part of its roll-up strategy.
SUPERAntiSpyware is well-known for its AI-powered malware detection engine and database, which it launched in 2004. Its flagship product has received over 65 million downloads and has over a million active users. Support.com will be able to focus on its core business of providing technical support solutions as a result of the sale.
RealDefense intends to scale SUPERAntiSpyware to its full potential by leveraging its successful roll-out and M&A strategy of up-selling, cross-selling, and technology licensing.
RealDefense’s acquisition strategy focuses on acquiring software companies that provide privacy, cybersecurity, and productivity for PCs, Macs, and mobile devices, which it can market to consumers and small businesses in 33 countries via its network of 20,000+ retail stores, resellers, licensing partners, and affiliates.
“We’re excited to welcome SUPERAntiSpyware into our portfolio of brands as part of our roll-up strategy, and we congratulate the team on building an amazing technology and product,” said Gary Guseinov, CEO of RealDefense.
RealDefense LLC, headquartered in Pasadena, CA, develops award-winning software that optimizes and secures digital devices. Its flagship product, iolo System Mechanic®, is consistently rated #1 by PC Magazine and has more than 1 million customers. Other privacy and security software brands in the RealDefense portfolio include: iolo, STOPzilla, MyCleanID, MyCleanPC, USTechSupport, Iolo VPN, GetMyDrivers, WarrantyStar, iolo SafeSearch, and SUPERAntiSpyware.