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Panda Security’s 2010 Consumer Products Now In Retail Stores

Offerings include Panda Antivirus for Netbooks, Panda Antivirus Pro 2010, Panda Internet Security 2010, and Panda Global Protection 2010
GLENDALE, Calif., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security, the Cloud Security Company, today announced that its 2010 consumer solutions, which include Panda Antivirus for Netbooks, Panda Antivirus Pro 2010, Panda Internet Security 2010 and Panda Global Protection 2010 are now being sold in retail stores throughout the US. Major chains that sell Panda Security products include Fry's Electronics, Micro Center, Office Depot, Office Max and Staples. Consumers can also purchase through major online retailers such as Amazon.com and Newegg.com.

The products were officially launched online in June 2009 and have since been praised by prominent software review labs for their robust protection and minimum impact on PC performance:

-- PC Magazine: "Panda detected almost all the malware samples--no other product has detected more of the current sample set. And its malware removal score of 7.7 points sets a new record... Of all the suites I tested, Panda's had the least impact on the Windows Installer test." -- Tech Herald:"Panda Internet Security was faster when it came to usage and resources, and stronger detection-wise, in 2010 than it was in 2009. Most of the improvements come from Collective Intelligence, Panda's cloud services that bolster detection performance, and tweaking in memory usage." -- Computershopper.com: "As security programs go, Panda comes in as decidedly calmer than some of its rivals, including Kaspersky and McAfee, when it comes to making attackers out of shadows."

Using the company's proprietary technology, Collective Intelligence, Panda's 2010 solutions provide consumers with maximum protection with minimum impact, consuming a mere 8 MB of memory. As the first security company to extend cloud-based technology across its entire consumer product portfolio through Collective Intelligence, Panda provides consumers with completely proactive protection and dramatically improved performance, with minimal resource consumption on users' PCs. The new products offer an 80 percent performance improvement over previous versions and also boast 60 percent improved browsing speed and 40 percent improved download speed.

Summary of Panda Security's 2010 Consumer Solutions:

-- Panda Antivirus for Netbooksis a brand new, ultra-light consumer solution specifically designed for netbooks, mini laptops and ultra portables, including anti-spyware, anti-phishing, anti-rootkits, firewall and identity protection. MSRP is $39.99. -- Panda Antivirus Pro 2010 offers easy-to-use protection against viruses, spyware and hackers, and also includes a new engine to fight identity theft. Antivirus Pro is available in a one-user configuration with an MSRP of $39.99 or a three-user version for the household with an MSRP of $49.99 -- Panda Internet Security 2010 is a comprehensive suite for all types of threats including viruses, rootkits, hackers, online fraud, identity theft and all other Internet threats. MSRP for a three-user license is $49.99. -- Panda Global Protection 2010 is Panda Security's most complete security solution, protecting users from every type of Internet threat, including viruses, spyware, rootkits, hackers, online fraud and identity theft. MSRP for a three-user version is $69.99.

About Panda Security

Founded in 1990, Panda Security is the world's leading provider of cloud-based security solutions with products available in more than 23 languages and millions of users located in 195 countries around the world. Panda Security was the first IT security company to harness the power of cloud computing with its Collective Intelligence technology. This innovative security model can automatically analyze and classify thousands of new malware samples per day, guaranteeing corporate customers and home users the most effective protection against Internet threats with minimum impact on PC performance. Panda Security has 56 offices throughout the globe with US headquarters in California and European headquarters in Spain. For more information, log on to http://www.pandasecurity.com/.

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