The main purpose of the digital certificate is to ensure that the application belongs to the entity to which the certificate was issued. The FRISK Software International digital certificate does not guarantee that a signed application is safe to run, but rather informs the user that the software was digitally signed by FRISK Software International and verified by a trusted Certificate Authority (CA).
FRISK Software International, is an Icelandic software company that develops F-Prot antivirus and F-Prot AVES antivirus and antispam service. Its name is derived from the initial letters of the personal name and patronymic of Friðrik Skúlason, its founder. F-Prot Antivirus is one of the oldest AntiVirus product (produced since 1989) and the world's first with a heuristic engine. F-Prot Antivirus, the Antivirus product by FRISK Software International, is available in related versions for several platforms. The scanning engine used provides excellent detection capability, using neural network and heuristic, and low use of the computer resources. F-PROT Antivirus (for DOS) has the world's first heuristic behavior scanner in 1991. www.f-prot.com
About (from FRISK Software International at www.f-prot.com)
“FRISK Software International, established in 1993, is one of the world's leading companies in antivirus research and product development. FRISK Software produces the hugely popular F-Prot Antivirus products range offering unrivalled heuristic detection capabilities. In addition to this, the F-Prot AVES managed online e-mail security service filters away the nuisance of spam e-mail as well as viruses, worms and other malware that increasingly clog up inboxes and threaten data security. By supporting a wide range of platforms FRISK Software protects computer networks of all sizes, running on diverse platforms. As a result, FRISK Software provides its customers with comprehensive computer security solutions to suit.”