Kaspersky Lab to discontinue technical support for version 6.0 home user products

29 Jul 2008
Product news

Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content management solutions, announces that technical support for the sixth generation of the company’s IT security products for home users – Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 and Kaspersky Internet Security 6.0 – will be discontinued as of September 1, 2008.

Technical support for the sixth generation of the company’s IT security products for business will be continued in full.

From September 1, 2008, all user requests to Kaspersky Lab Technical Support regarding Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 and Kaspersky Internet Security 6.0 will only be processed after users have upgraded to a later version.

From October 1, 2008, the release of antivirus database updates for Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 and Kaspersky Internet Security 6.0 will also be discontinued, with the exception of version 6.0.2.621 (MP2).

Kaspersky Lab specialists strongly recommend users of Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 and Kaspersky Internet Security 6.0 to upgrade to newer versions of the products. All users of the licensed versions of Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 and Kaspersky Internet Security 6.0 can upgrade for free.

More detailed technical information, as well as instructions on upgrading to a newer version of the products can be found on Kaspersky Lab’s technical support site at http://support.kaspersky.com/find?faq_id=1798.

Additional information about the latest Kaspersky Lab products for home users is available at http://www.kaspersky.com/homeuser.

About Kaspersky Lab

Kaspersky Lab is the largest antivirus company in Europe. It delivers some of the world’s most immediate protection against IT security threats, including viruses, spyware, crimeware, hackers, phishing, and spam. The Company is ranked among the world’s top four vendors of security solutions for endpoint users. Kaspersky Lab products provide superior detection rates and one of the industry’s fastest outbreak response times for home users, SMBs, large enterprises and the mobile computing environment. Kaspersky® technology is also used worldwide inside the products and services of the industry’s leading IT security solution providers. Learn more at  www.kaspersky.com. For the latest on antivirus, anti-spyware, anti-spam and other IT security issues and trends, visit www.viruslist.com.