It's Official: F-Secure Internet Security Offers Best Protection in the World
SAN JOSE, CA, Feb 12, 2013 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
F-Secure Internet Security 2013 has won the Best Protection award
for 2012 from the AV-TEST Institute. Released last fall, Internet
Security 2013 offers consumers proven best protection for their
computer and online identity when browsing the web and shopping
online. It also includes Banking Protection for an even safer online
AV-TEST's Best Protection award is presented to the best antivirus
product of the year in terms of protection against malware infections
caused by current threats such as zero-day attacks, malicious
websites and e-mails.
"Throughout our tests in 2012, F-Secure Internet Security offered
outstanding protection against malware and Internet attacks," said
Andreas Marx, CEO of AV-TEST. "F-Secure's security solutions set the
standard for excellence in this discipline."
F-Secure's just-released Threat Report H2 2012 indicates that
consumers continue to be targeted by a wide range of threats
including banking Trojans, botnets, and vulnerability exploits. As
the world of cybercrime becomes more commoditized and
professionalized, there is no indication of a slowdown in malware
production, underlining the importance of having the best up-to-date
protection. F-Secure has the best automated malware response and
world class teams developing and using it.
"This recognition reaffirms F-Secure's leading position in security
software," said Perttu Tynkkynen, Director, Consumer Sales and
Marketing at F-Secure. "Year after year our products are top
performers in independent test results, exceeding benchmarks."
Advanced cloud-based protection
F-Secure Internet Security 2013's top ranking scores are a reflection
of its advanced real-time cloud-based protection technologies that
ensure the fastest response against all threats. DeepGuard uses
heuristical, behavioral and reputation-based technologies to provide
proactive protection against both existing malware and brand-new
threats. Web traffic scanning protects against browser exploits,
while browsing protection blocks harmful websites. Banking Protection
elevates security settings for extra protection during banking
sessions. The firewall, redesigned with additional filters, prevents
F-Secure Internet Security 2013 is available through reseller
partners and F-Secure eStore at www.f-secure.com.
F-Secure - Protecting the irreplaceable
While you concentrate on what is important to you, we make sure you
are protected and safe online whether you are using a computer or a
smartphone. We also backup and enable you to share your important
files. Our services are available through over 200 operators around
the world and trusted in millions of homes and businesses. Founded in
1988, F-Secure is listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd.
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SOURCE: F-Secure Corp.
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