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January 13, 2010 13:10 ET

F-Secure Achieves Top Scores in Independent Antivirus Tests

F-Secure's 2010 Security Software Receives Highest 'Advanced+' Score Across Five Tests Conducted by AV-Comparatives This Year

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - January 13, 2010) - F-Secure today announced that its antivirus solutions received the highest possible ratings in recent test results from the independent research organization F-Secure achieved the Advanced+ result in five categories that test key features of security products -- showing the exceptional level of performance F-Secure's 2010 version delivers.

Pirkka Palomäki, Chief Technology Officer at F-Secure, said, "We are very proud to have a straight flush of Advanced+ scores in the tests for our 2010 antivirus products. This is the result of our long-term dedication to product development and our commitment to delivering outstanding performance without compromising security." is an Austrian-based non-profit organization providing independent antivirus software tests free to the public. In late 2009 it conducted six comprehensive tests on the 2010 versions of all antivirus products on the market (see chart).

Palomäki said, "The outstanding results in the performance test show that F-Secure has listened to the needs of its customers. A smaller overall system impact, less memory use and faster scanning mean a faster and smoother operation, so our customers get the most out of their computers while staying fully protected. I'm also pleased that highlighted F-Secure's redesigned and easy-to-use graphical interface."

The test results from show that F-Secure's antivirus solutions have a negligible system impact, and are blazing fast and efficient in detecting and removing all Internet threats. In the WorldBench test (an industry-recognized performance test that simulates real-world computer usage) used by, F-Secure's product slowed down a computer by only 3.6% compared to a computer not having any antivirus. The industry average impact is 11.1%.

The full test results are available at

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