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Woburn, MA – January 3, 2010 -Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of Internet security solutions that defend against computer viruses, spyware and all forms of malicious software, congratulates Jeremy Tinkham for winning five new computers for Stearns High School in Millinocket, ME, as part of the Touchdowns for Technology program sponsored by Kaspersky Lab and 98.5 The Sports Hub.
Committed to improving local school systems, the Touchdowns for Technology program reflects Kaspersky Lab’s mission to make the Internet safe for all and educate people about the threats that exist online.
To date, Kaspersky Lab has donated 236 computers to schools throughout the six New England States. Each week during the regular professional football season, a winner is randomly selected to receive one computer for every touchdown that New England scores during the game played that week, 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 signed by him.
For a chance to win computers for your school and to learn more about the Touchdowns for Technology program, visit www.touchdownsfortechnology.com. Students, parents and families, school administrators and teachers are eligible to win. Visit us on Facebook and help spread the word about Touchdowns for Technology, www.Facebook.com/TouchdownsforTechnology.com.
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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About WBZ-FM 98.5, The Sports Hub
98.5 The Sports Hub is owned and operated by CBS RADIO, one of the largest major-market radio operators in the United States. A division of CBS Corporation, CBS RADIO operates 134 radio stations, the majority of which are in the nation’s top 50 markets. CBS RADIO also owns and operates WZLX-FM, WODS-FM, WBMX-FM, and WBZ-AM in Boston.
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