eSafe protect , formerly known as Eliashim Antivirus was developed by EliaShim Ltd., and distributed by eSafe Technologies Inc., based in Seattle , WA. The company’s development center was based in Haifa, Israel. [1]

Eliashim and its companies were bought by Aladdin Knowledge Systems Ltd. in December 1998. [2]

The program

EliaShim anti-virus was acquired by Aladdin Knowledge Systems in December 1998. eSafe Protect (the consumer desktop version) was distributed by Aladdin until it was discontinued in 2002. [3]

In the following years, the Aladdin Knowledge Systems , an integrated security appliance . [4]

In March 2009, Aladdin Knowledge Systems merged with SafeNet Inc. and eSafe evolved to become SafeNet eSafe Content Security product line. [5]


  • eSafe Website
  • SafeNet Website


  1. Jump up^ Doron Avigad (10 March 1997). “Is Microsoft Ignoring EliaShim’s Solution?” . Globes .
  2. Jump up^ Eliav Allalouf and Ronny Lifschitz (9 December 1998). “Aladdin Buys EliaShim for $ 23 Mln in Cash, Stock” . Globes .
  3. Jump up^ “Aladdin Knowledge Systems Ltd. – 20-F – For 12/31/02” . SEC Info .
  4. Jump up^ “Aladdin Knowledge Systems Ltd. – 20-F – For 12/31/03 – Annual Report” . SEC Info.
  5. Jump up^ Shuster, Shmuel (March 2009), Complete vector Aladdin takeover .

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