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BitDefender Total Security 2008 Earns Gold in PC Advisor Review

September 2007

BUCHAREST, Romania September 17, 2007 BitDefender, a global provider of award-winning antivirus software and data security solutions, today announced that BitDefender Total Security 2008 has achieved a Gold rating from PC Advisor. Products were reviewed based on ease of use, features, value, and were given an overall rating. BitDefender Total Security 2008 achieved 4.5 out of 5 stars in each category, with an overall rating of 4.5 stars.

The BitDefender 2008 product line, which includes BitDefender Antivirus 2008, Internet Security 2008 and Total Security 2008, is designed to protect a wide variety of computer usage scenarios ranging from individual PC users and multi-PC families to SoHo businesses.

BitDefenders engineers work diligently to provide home office and SMB customers with the most powerful security solutions available for fighting tomorrows threats today, said Bogdan Dumitru, BitDefenders chief technology officer. PC Advisors Gold rating demonstrates this commitment and is a testament to the capabilities we have included in BitDefender Total Security 2008. The results of this review also further position BitDefender as one of the strongest alternatives to the better-known competitive solutions. We are very pleased with achieving PC Advisors Gold rating for BitDefender Total Security and look forward to receiving further acclaim from industry experts for our quality antivirus and data security solutions.

PC Advisor delivers expert advice you can trust to business and home PC users who want to buy the best-value equipment and make the most out of the equipment they already own. First published in 1995 by IDG, the world's leading IT publisher, PC Advisor has built a considerable reputation for offering comprehensive and impartial buying advice, informed and easy-to-understand tutorials and workshops, as well as ground-breaking coverage of service-related issues.

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About BitDefender
BitDefender is a leading global provider of security solutions that satisfy the protection requirements of today's computing environment. The company offers one of the industry's fastest and most effective lines of security software, setting new standards for threat prevention, timely detection and mitigation. BitDefender delivers products and services to over 41 million home and corporate users in more than 180 countries. BitDefender has offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Spain and Romania. Further information about BitDefender can be obtained by visiting: