SOURCE: Finjan Holdings

Finjan Holdings

September 23, 2015 08:30 ET

USPTO Grants 23rd US Patent to Finjan for Malicious Mobile Code Protection

Bolstering Patent Coverage for Technologies Used in Cloud Enabled Cybersecurity Platforms

EAST PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 23, 2015) - Finjan Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: FNJN), a cybersecurity company, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted its subsidiary, Finjan Inc., with U.S. Patent No. 9,141,786 (the '786 Patent) covering malicious mobile code runtime monitoring system and methods. Exponential growth in the use of connected computing devices and content available on the Internet has led to unprecedented challenges in protecting users' data. Today this is recognized as a growing segment of the security sector called cybersecurity.

"This patent represents a milestone in Finjan's 20-year commitment to innovating and developing technologies to better protect users who are increasingly connected to, and enterprises that conduct business over, the Internet. We all know cybersecurity is a growing concern and believe we are in the early stages of dealing with cyber related attacks," said Finjan's President & CEO, Phil Hartstein. "This is our 23rd patent issued in the United States, which supplements a portfolio of more than 40 issued and pending patents worldwide." 

The '786 Patent provides protection systems and methods capable of protecting a personal computer or other network accessible devices from malicious operations. For example, remotely operable code that is protected can include downloadable application programs, unverified software, links to malicious websites, as well as individual software components such as Java™ applets. Protection can also be provided interactively, automatically or mixed configurable manner using protected client, server or other parameters.

Established nearly 20 years ago, Finjan is a globally recognized leader in cybersecurity. Finjan's inventions are embedded within a strong portfolio of patents focusing on software and hardware technologies capable of proactively detecting previously unknown and emerging threats on a real-time, behavior-based basis. Finjan continues to grow through investments in innovation, strategic acquisitions, and partnerships promoting economic advancement and job creation. For more information, please visit

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