July 26, 2017

Kaspersky Lab Launches Free Security Solution for PCs

Woburn, MA – July 26, 2017 - Kaspersky Lab has announced the release of Kaspersky Free, a solution to protect Windows home users from online threats.

Woburn, MA – July 26, 2017 - Kaspersky Lab has announced the release of Kaspersky Free, a solution to protect Windows home users from online threats. The new, free anti-virus product is based on the company's award-winning technologies, and provides basic security protection against online threats without slowing down PCs.

According to the Pew Research Center, 80 percent of U.S. households contain a desktop or laptop computer and 90 percent contain at least one connected device (smartphone, desktop/laptop computer, tablet or streaming media device). With more people using connected devices, it’s important to have reliable security protection on every device.

Kaspersky Free ensures automatic blocking of suspicious or malicious files and programs. It also alerts users to potentially malicious websites and phishing pages, preventing criminal attempts to steal money or personal identity. Kaspersky Free databases are automatically updated in real-time, so that users are protected from the most current threats.

“We have been in the IT security market for 20 years and our driving principle throughout that time has been the belief that everyone worldwide deserves to be protected against digital threats,” said David Mello, head of customer support, Kaspersky Lab. “Our free solution extends our top-quality protection to even more people, supporting our mission to save the world and provide reliable protection against cybercrime.”

For consumers who want to protect all their devices on various platforms with more robust features and technologies, Kaspersky Lab offers its award-winning, multi-platform solutions including Kaspersky Total Security, Kaspersky Internet Security and Kaspersky Anti-Virus. These flagship products provide a full range of advanced features including System Watcher, which protects against ransomware. Other advanced features include Safe Money, Secure Connection and Parental Controls, which help to safeguard consumer’s digital lives.

More details about Kaspersky Lab products are available at usa.kaspersky.com. Kaspersky Lab free solutions can be found on free.kaspersky.com.

About Kaspersky Lab

Kaspersky Lab is a global cybersecurity company celebrating its 20 year anniversary in 2017. Kaspersky Lab’s deep threat intelligence and security expertise is constantly transforming into security solutions and services to protect businesses, critical infrastructure, governments and consumers around the globe. The company’s comprehensive security portfolio includes leading endpoint protection and a number of specialized security solutions and services to fight sophisticated and evolving digital threats. Over 400 million users are protected by Kaspersky Lab technologies and we help 270,000 corporate clients protect what matters most to them. Learn more at www.kaspersky.com.

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