SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 13, 2012) - F-Secure has launched the newest version of its flagship PC solution F-Secure Internet Security 2013, which gives consumers the best protection* for their computers and online identity when browsing the web. F-Secure's previous Internet Security versions have been awarded* by highly recognized industry leading analysts such as AV-TEST and AV-Comparatives and with this release, F-Secure is continuing on that path of providing the very best Internet protection to customers worldwide for over 20 years.
According to the recently published F-Secure Threat Report**, consumers continue to be targeted by a wide range of viruses, ransomware, banking trojans and other malware, with no indication of a slowdown. Having up-to-date protection against these threats is now more important than ever before.
"Our aim is to provide the safest online experience for our customers and we continue to receive industry accolades confirming our dedication. We are proud of our achievement," said Perttu Tynkkynen, director, Consumer Sales and Marketing at F-Secure.
Safe banking, redesigned firewall, Google Chrome and Windows 8 support
Among key improvements, F-Secure Internet Security 2013 now supports all popular browsers, including Google Chrome. A redesigned firewall comes with additional filters and works seamlessly in home and public networks. F-Secure's updated protection technologies ensure the best protection and fastest response against all threats. The new version will also support the upcoming Windows 8 operating system.
F-Secure Internet Security users will also receive automatic updates for new beneficial features throughout the year. As an example, the upcoming new banking functionality will secure online banking sessions and further improve protection against unknown banking Trojans.
"Continuously adding new functionalities to F-Secure Internet Security is the key to ensuring the safety of our customers' online lives," said Maria Nordgren, vice president, Consumer Security Business Line at F-Secure.
Packed for performance
F-Secure Internet Security 2013 employs a full arsenal of sophisticated technologies to fight today's complex malware threats, while keeping its impact on computer memory use and performance to a minimum. The solution provides complete protection for your computer and identity online, including:
- Instant protection against all new threats
- Worry-free surfing, banking and shopping online
- Online identity protection
- Spam and phishing e-mail blocking
- Safeguarding for children when they are online
- Online chat or phone support
- Windows 8 support
Other products for computers in the F-Secure protection solution portfolio are F-Secure Anti-Virus and F-Secure Anti-Virus for Mac.
F-Secure is simultaneously releasing a new version of its award-winning*** F-Secure Mobile Security with a totally renewed and smooth user experience for Android devices. Consumers can also purchase F-Secure Mobile Security and F-Secure Internet Security 2013 as a bundle to protect computers, smartphones and tablets with the same purchase.
F-Secure Internet Security 2013 and F-Secure Mobile Security are now available through reseller partners and F-Secure eStore globally.
F-Secure provides all existing F-Secure Internet Security users with the possibility to upgrade to the newest version for free at www.f-secure.com/downloads. Current F-Security Mobile Security will be updated to the latest version automatically.
For more information about F-Secure's complete line of consumer offerings, visit www.f-secure.com.
* F-Secure Client Security received AV-TEST's Best Protection 2011 award (in February 2012), F-Secure Internet Security is based on the same technology as F-Secure Client Security. www.av.test.org. F-Secure Internet Security 2012 received the AV-Comparatives Top Rated award (in January 2012). www.av-comparatives.org
** F-Secure Threat Report H1 2012: http://www.f-secure.com/en/web/labs_global/
*** F-Secure Mobile Security was recognized in March 2012 for its excellent performance in AV-TEST's Android mobile anti-malware test, which covered 41 products. www.av-test.org
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