BitDefender Antivirus 2008 Receives Virus Bulletin 100% Certification

December 2007

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. √ December 12, 2007 √ BitDefender╝, a global provider of award-winning antivirus software and data security solutions, announced today that BitDefender Antivirus 2008 was awarded VB100% certification from Virus Bulletin for its ability to detect 100% of the viruses on the WildList. Tested by Virus Bulletin on Windows 2000, BitDefender▓s powerful security solution was proven to be one of the most secure anti-virus solutions available.

BitDefender Antivirus 2008 provides state of the art proactive protection against viruses, spyware, phishing attacks, rootkits and more using BitDefender▓s patent pending B-HAVE (Behavioral Heuristic Analyzer in Virtual Environments) technology. Additional features include a new Gamer mode which temporarily modifies protection settings for optimal gaming performance, hassle-free hourly updates and free 24/7 support.

The VB100% certification is recognized as one of the industry▓s definitive guides for the performance of an antivirus product. The WildList Organization ( collects monthly virus reports from anti-virus experts around the world. The data from the reports is compiled to produce The WildList √ a list of those viruses currently spreading throughout a diverse user population. A virus that is reported by two or more of the WildList reporters will appear in the top-half of the list and is deemed to be 'In the Wild'.

Virus Bulletin magazine tests the leading antivirus solutions against the viruses which appear in the ▒In the Wild▓ list. Only those antivirus solutions that achieve full protection from these latest viruses are considered for the VB100% certification.

⌠We are very pleased at receiving yet another VB100% certification for BitDefender▓s security software,■ commented BitDefender CTO Bogdan Dumitru. ⌠In addition to validating the power of BitDefender▓s solutions to our customers, this Virus Bulletin certification is especially noteworthy as fewer than half of the 32 tested solutions received a certification.■

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