Kaspersky Lab Wins Prestigious CNET Editors’ Choice Award for Second Year Running

Kaspersky Lab Wins Prestigious CNET Editors’ Choice Award for Second Year Running

Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content management solutions, announces that its recently launched Kaspersky Anti-Virus 7.0 received a CNET Editors’ Choice award. The highly coveted CNET Editors’ Choice award recognizes outstanding consumer products that represent the best available choice for quality, performance, design, service, value, and its logo is a mark of excellence denoting the best possible investment for consumers.

CNET Editors’ Choice winners are recognized as top products in their respective technology categories, and contribute to the standard by which all future products are judged. A key selection requirement is that it must also change the competitive landscape of its market, whether through innovative features, exceptional value for the price, remarkable ease of use, or a demonstrable boost to the lives of its users.

Kaspersky Anti-Virus 7.0 combines top-rated hourly anti-malware signature updates, advanced proactive protection and real-time behavior blocking for “Triple Threat” protection against viruses, Trojans, worms, spyware, adware, rootkits and keyloggers. According to CNET, “Kaspersky Anti-Virus 7.0 continues to outshine its competition with its ease of use combined with thorough antivirus protection. Kaspersky has consistently demonstrated the shortest response time to breaking new malware threats. If you’re looking for an antivirus application that’s good, fast, and light on system resources, Kaspersky is the one. We found this application easy enough for beginners with customization features that will please more-advanced users, as well.”

“With the unprecedented growth of new malicious Internet threats, and as people store more and more valuable information on their computer – we continue to take our commitment to consumer protection very seriously by producing the highest quality products possible,” - said Eugene Kaspersky, CEO, Kaspersky Lab - “We are honored to receive CNET’s prestigious Editor’s Choice award for the second year in a row, as it has become the hallmark for technology quality and innovation, and its logo is a symbol that consumers know and trust.”

For information on Kaspersky Anti-Virus 7.0 and the CNET Editors’ Choice award, please visit editorschoice.cnet.com. For additional information on Kaspersky Anti-Virus 7.0, please visit the Kaspersky Anti-Virus product page.

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.

12 Sep 2007