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More than 1.8 billion users rely on Varist Anti Malware to protect them against cyber-attacks and data loss.

Varist has its roots from Iceland originally, with FRISK Software and its founder Fridrik Skulason offering antivirus products branded F-PROT Antivirus for home and small business users as well as providing SDKs on the OEM market. In 2012, Commtouch (later named Cyren) acquired the Anti-Malware technology and added it to its portfolio of anti-spam, URL filtering and anti-phishing offerings.

In March 2023, OK, together with former employees of Cyren Iceland acquired the Anti-Malware business, operations are once again fully staffed and Anti-Malware detection efficacy is already caught up and providing competitive malware detection.

OK is a value-added reseller and provides managed services for a diverse group of customers including consumers, institutions, and enterprises from all major sectors in Iceland. OK was founded in 1985 and works with a wide range of partners, as well as being the sole distribution and support centre for HP Iceland.


100+ mini engines scan unique objects within a file. Unpacks files and defeats obfuscation used by malware authors. Spots threats with heuristic analysis, advanced emulation, and intelligent signatures

With Varist Hybrid Analyzer you can scan EVERY file to find and block threats. Analyzes file properties and behavior at high speed and low cost. Gives you relevant and accurate information for real-time policy enforcement and incident response. Never compromise privacy for security; no cloud required

Varist and OPSWAT Announce Partnership Agreement for Malware Protection

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Varist, an Icelandic cybersecurity company that recently acquired the operating assets of Cyren’s anti-malware business, is excited to announce its latest partnership with OPSWAT. The agreement highlights OPSWAT’s commitment to…

Varist Partners with Eleven to Enhance Protection of Millions of Mailboxes

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Varist ehf, a leading anti-malware company whose products are trusted by the largest cloud companies worldwide, announces a significant partnership with German cybersecurity firm eleven cyber security GmbH. This collaboration…

Cyren’s Anti-Malware technology acquired by Icelandic IT company OK

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Reykjavik, March 13th 2023 OK, a leading IT service company in Iceland, announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire all operating assets of the Anti-Malware business from…

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For current Cyren customers to proceed with next steps of moving on with Varist.

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