SOURCE: Sunbelt Software

February 26, 2007 09:00 ET

New Version of CounterSpy Achieves Checkmark Certification From West Coast Labs in Anti-Spyware Desktop Category

CLEARWATER, FL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 26, 2007 -- Sunbelt Software, a leading provider of Windows security software, today announced that CounterSpy Version 2 has achieved West Coast Labs' Checkmark certification in the Anti-Spyware Desktop category.

Following a series of real-world tests, CounterSpy met the demanding criteria as determined by West Coast Labs for product certification. In the Checkmark Anti-Spyware Desktop testing, an application must detect all spyware samples from a West Coast Labs collection without any false positives including Remote Access Trojans (RATs), keyloggers, password stealers, and crackers among other malware.

"CounterSpy successfully protects both home and corporate users," said Alex Eckelberry, president of Sunbelt Software. "The Checkmark certification further reassures Sunbelt customers of our commitment to providing the very best in antispyware protection."

The Checkmark system has been developed by West Coast Labs, an independent research and test center. It provides a reliable means of authenticating those products which users can consistently rely upon to provide the highest quality security applications.

About Checkmark

West Coast Labs is an independent organization, which tests information security products. The Checkmark certification is an integrated system of standards that are recognized around the world as reliable indicators of performance levels.

About Sunbelt Software

Headquartered in Tampa Bay (Clearwater), Fla., Sunbelt Software was founded in 1994 and is a leading provider of Windows security software with product solutions in the areas of antispam and antivirus, antispyware, and other network security tools. Leading products include CounterSpy Enterprise, Sunbelt Messaging Ninja and Sunbelt Kerio Personal Firewall. The company is part of Sunbelt International Group, based in Paris, France.

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