SOURCE: Kaspersky Lab, Inc.

September 12, 2007 09:01 ET

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

WOBURN, MA--(Marketwire - September 12, 2007) - Kaspersky Lab, a leading provider of Internet threat management solutions that protect against viruses, spyware, hackers and spam, today announced that it received a CNET Editors' Choice award for its recently launched Kaspersky Anti-Virus 7.0, which sets the standard for consumer protection against viruses, Trojans, worms, spyware, rootkits and phishing. The 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 Editors' 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 For additional information on Kaspersky Anti-Virus 7.0, please visit Kaspersky's products are available in retail wherever computer security software is sold in both the U.S. and Canada.

About Kaspersky Lab:

Kaspersky Lab delivers the world's most immediate protection against IT security threats, including viruses, spyware, crimeware, hackers, phishing and spam. Kaspersky Lab products provide superior detection rates and the industry's fastest outbreak response time for large enterprises, SMBs, home users and the mobile computing environment. Kaspersky® technology is also used worldwide inside the products and services of more than 100 of the industry's leading IT security solution providers. Learn more at For the latest on antivirus, anti-spyware, anti-spam and other IT security issues and trends, visit

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