Commtouch Unveils New Security Center Web Site

Site features data and statistics regarding malware outbreaks, and other messaging and Web threats

April 25, 2009

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SAN FRANCISCO --(Business Wire)-- Apr 20, 2009 Commtouch (NASDAQ:CTCH) today announced the availability of its new Online Security Center, featuring timely data and statistics regarding malware outbreaks, and other messaging and Web threats.

A new feature developed by the Commtouch team, and unveiled today, is a Web Security Lab that identifies the top categories of Web sites infected with malware or manipulated by phishing.

"As the dangers in the Internet landscape multiply, Commtouch's ability to monitor new threats and outbreaks provides a significant advantage," said Amir Lev, president and chief technical officer of Commtouch. "We see the GlobalViewTM concept as more than a brand name; it is Commtouch's philosophy of examining what is happening around the world, then extracting and synthesizing valuable data in order to provide advanced security tools. Commtouch and our over 120 OEM partners worldwide rely on these unique capabilities to protect against email and Web threats in real time."

The comprehensive Security Center includes tools for monitoring malware outbreaks, spam and zombie/botnet trends and a real-time outbreak monitor displaying outbreaks and their geographic origin dynamically. These tools are, in many cases, displayed by Commtouch's OEM partners on their corporate web sites.

Commtouch's Online Security Center can be found at

Commtouch will be participating together with several of its OEM partners at the RSA Conference Exposition in San Francisco this week. To arrange a meeting with a Commtouch representative, write to [email protected].

About Commtouch

Commtouch' (NASDAQ:CTCH) provides proven messaging and Web security technology to more than 100 security companies and service providers for integration into their solutions. Commtouch's patented Recurrent Pattern Detection (RPD) and GlobalView technologies are founded on a unique cloud-based approach, and work together in a comprehensive feedback loop to protect effectively in all languages and formats. Commtouch technology automatically analyzes billions of Internet transactions in real-time in its global data centers to identify new threats as they are initiated, protecting email infrastructures and enabling safe, compliant browsing. The company's expertise in building efficient, massive-scale security services has resulted in mitigating Internet threats for thousands of organizations and hundreds of millions of users in 190 countries. Commtouch was founded in 1991, is headquartered in Netanya, Israel, and has a subsidiary in Sunnyvale, Calif.

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