SOURCE: AhnLab Inc.

AhnLab Inc.

October 05, 2010 05:00 ET

AhnLab to Protect European Online Banking Market From ZeuS Trojan With 'AhnLab Online Security'

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA--(Marketwire - October 5, 2010) -  AhnLab Inc. (CEO Hong-sun Kim,, a leading provider of integrated security solutions, today announced that the company will target the European banking security market with its 'AhnLab Online Security' (, AOS). The AOS is a full-functioned and cost-effective END POINT Security Service which ensures safe banking transactions by protecting personal information on online banking sites.

Currently, Citibank (Korea), Standard Chartered First Bank (Korea), Citicorp Banamex (Mexico) and Banco Santander (Mexico) are using AOS to protect their online banking system. With the majority of European online bankers concerned over online banking security and increased incidents of online theft, AhnLab will strengthen the cooperation with European partners including SQNetworks ( to drive focused marketing campaign to spread AOS over the European online banking market.

AhnLab Online Security

'AOS' supports multiple web browsers including IE, Firefox, Chrome, Safari and Opera, consisting of the following functions.

  • 'AOS Secure Browser' is the one of the world's first security browsers developed in 2008 by AhnLab, to prevent the high-risk memory hacking by using a separate secure browser only for online transactions. It also protects a variety of dedicated banking or HTS (Home Trading System) programs. The latest version supports anti-screen captures and XSS blocking features to enhance security levels.

  • 'AOS Anti-key logger' protects critical personal information -- password, account number, credit card number, residence number, etc. -- entered through keyboard. With AhnLab's patented 'Key Logging Prevention Method using Keyboard Data Authentication [10-0734145]' and USB keyboard security function, it provides perfect security from PS/2 port using patented non-periodic random key transfer.

  • 'AOS Firewall' is an online PC firewall to protect users from variable security threats and detects/blocks unauthorized intrusion and external hacking attempts to prevent the leakage of private information and data damage.

  • 'AOS Anti-virus/spyware' is an online antivirus program developed by AhnLab's technology and know-how for over 20 years. You can scan and repair virus and spyware on any computer connected to the Internet without an additional antivirus program installed.

About AhnLab
Headquartered in South-Korea, AhnLab Inc. develops industry-leading security solutions and provides professional services that are designed to secure and protect critical business/personal information. As a leading innovator in the information security arena since 1988, AhnLab's antivirus products and services have been fulfilling the stringent security requirements of both enterprises and individual users. All solutions provide 24/7 real-time detection/prevention of malicious codes and hacking attacks through AhnLab's emergency response centers including ASEC and CERT. For more information, visit the

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