Sammsoft Bought for $8.5M

Redmond, WA-based Sammsoft, which makes security and privacy software for personal computers, has been acquired by support.com (NASDAQ: SPRT), an online technology firm based in Silicon Valley, for $8.5 million in cash. The assets of Sammsoft’s parent company, Xeriton, were also acquired in the deal. Sammsoft was operated by former Microsoft employees, most of whom will be joining support.com.

Gregory T. Huang is Xconomy's Deputy Editor, National IT Editor, and Editor of Xconomy Boston. E-mail him at gthuang [at] xconomy.com. Follow @gthuang

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