Woburn, MA – February 2, 2011- Sixteen New England schools are now a few computers richer than before the football season started. Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of Internet security solutions that defend against computer viruses, spyware and all forms of malicious software, has proudly donated 66 computers to New England schools that participated in Kaspersky Lab’s Touchdowns for Technology program, co-sponsored by 98.5 The Sports Hub.
The annual Touchdowns for Technology program, now it its fourth year, reflects Kaspersky Lab’s mission to make the Internet safe for all and to educate people about the threats that exist online.
Kaspersky Lab has donated 234 computers to schools throughout New England. Each week during the regular professional football season, a winner is randomly selected to receive one computer for every touchdown that New England scores, to be given to the school of their choice. Every winner also receives three tickets to attend a Kicking Clinic with New England kicker, Stephen Gostkowski, and an autographed jersey.
Massachusetts winning schools include: Oxford Middle School, Oxford, MA; Tyngsborough Middle School, Tyngsboro, MA; Hubbardston Center School, Hubbardston, MA; Bishop Feehan High School, Attleboro, MA; St. Michael School, North Andover, MA; Morse Pond School, Falmouth, MA; Robert J Coelho Middle School, Attleboro, MA; Williams Middle School, Longmeadow, MA; South Shore Charter Public School, Norwell, MA; Millis High School, Millis, MA; Gordon Mitchell Middle School, East Bridgewater, MA; Taft Elementary School, Uxbridge, MA
Rhode Island winning schools include: Silver Spring Elementary School, East Providence, RI; Vincent J Gallagher Middle School, Smithfield, RI; St. Rocco School, Johnston, RI
Maine winning schools include: Stearns High School, Millinocket, ME
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 comprehensive malware defense at work, at home and on the road for home and mobile users, small and medium-sized businesses and large enterprises. Kaspersky protects more than 300 million systems around the globe. Our technology is also incorporated into the products and services of approximately 100 of the world's leading IT, networking, communications and applications solution vendors. For further information about the company, please visit http://www.kaspersky.com/. Visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/KasperskyLabAmericas. Follow @Kaspersky on Twitter.
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