WOBURN, MA - October 22, 2009 - Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of Internet threat management solutions that protect against all forms of malware, including viruses, spyware, hackers and spam, today announced that its Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2010 and Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 products have been certified "Compatible with Windows 7" by Microsoft. This compatibility ensures that users adopting the Windows 7 operating system will benefit from uninterrupted, fully-featured protection from Kaspersky Lab.
These Kaspersky Lab products will seamlessly install and operate for Windows 7 users as of today, coinciding with the formal launch of Microsoft's new operating system. The advanced security features found in the updated Kaspersky Lab products - such as proactive heuristic monitoring and reputation-based application control - will continue to provide maximum protection through deep integration within the operating system. Additionally, Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 and Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2010 fully support new features of Windows 7, including the ability to scan virtual libraries, and keep users fully protected while they use the Windows XP Mode, which allows users to emulate an earlier version of Microsoft's operating system.
Updated versions of Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 and Kaspersky Anti-Virus are now available for download on the Kaspersky Lab Web site. Current users of these Kaspersky Lab products will automatically receive updated software via the Web, without requiring software reinstallation.
Justin Priestley, Senior Vice President, Consumer Sales
Kaspersky Lab Americas
"Our mission is to provide the most complete and convenient protection for average users and Web-savvy security gurus alike. Keeping our products fully aligned and integrated with Microsoft's new Windows 7 operating system was a top priority for Kaspersky Lab this year, and I'm pleased that we have delivered a no-hassle solution for the Windows community on Day 1 of the new operating system's availability.
As malware continues to find new ways to attack the operating systems and third-party applications we use every day, the technology that secures our personal data and identities must evolve as well. Kaspersky Lab is committed to providing the highest level of premium protection for all PC users, and we are looking forward to this new chapter in the fight against cybercrime."
Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 - 1-year, 3-user license: $79.95
Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2010 - 1-year, 3-user license: $59.95
About Kaspersky Lab
Kaspersky Lab is the world's largest privately-held Internet Security company, providing comprehensive protection against all forms of IT threats such as viruses, spyware, hackers and spam. The company's products provide in-depth defense at work, at home and on the road for home and mobile users, small and medium sized businesses and large enterprises, protecting more than 250 million systems around the globe. Kaspersky technology is also incorporated inside the products and services of approximately 100 of the industry's leading IT, networking, communications and applications solution vendors. For further information about the company, please visit http://www.kaspersky.com/. For the latest in-depth information on security threat issues and trends, please visit http://www.viruslist.com/. For the most up-to-date world security news, visit http://www.threatpost.com/.