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Leading Consumer Magazine Ranks BitDefender First Among Software Security Suites

September 2008

BitDefender Internet Security 2008 was ranked first among software security suites

BitDefender Internet Security 2008 was ranked first among software security suites by a leading consumer magazine in a report comparing security software that appeared in the publications September issue. The rankings determined after rigorous testing conducted by the publication and an independent testing company were based upon each products ability to properly detect e-threats as well as overall performance and features.

BitDefender Internet Security 2008 is designed for users who want complete protection from malware and other common Internet Security threats. Internet Security includes all of the benefits of Antivirus 2008, as well as:

* Firewall protection controlling access to the Internet while hiding the computer from hackers
* E-mail anti-phishing and anti-spam preventing different types of spam and scam e-mails from being delivered
* Parental controls to block access to inappropriate websites and e-mails
* Web time limiter which allows or blocks access to the web during specified time periods
* Application control which allows users to limit access to specified applications

This award is the latest in a series of industry honors for BitDefender. The company placed number one in the same study in 2006 and received high marks from other publications, such as PC Magazine and PC World, as well as organizations such as

Our number 1 ranking in this study two out of the last three years underscores BitDefenders commitment to providing the best possible software security solution, said Bogdan Dumitru, BitDefenders chief technology officer. At BitDefender, we are continually expanding the capability of our software. We are dedicated to providing consumers with the most easy to use, up-to-date and efficient Internet security protection available.

BitDefender recently launched BitDefender Total Security 2009, including Internet Security 2009 and Antivirus 2009. Built on the same technology as Internet Security 2008, Internet Security 2009 offers new features and capabilities to keep Internet-connected families safe, without slowing down PCs. It locks out viruses, hackers & spam, while providing parental control and firewall protection.