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Helsinki, Finland, August 28, 2001 - F-Secure Corporation (HEX: FSC), a
leading developer of centrally managed security solutions for the mobile
enterprise, and Sonera Plaza today announce an agreement with F-Secure
Online Solutions to bring F-Secure's automatic updating of information
security to Sonera's Internet connection clients.

The service, called Sonera Plaza Information Security, offers anti-virus and
firewall solutions that are based on F-Secure's products. Sonera's clients
can order the service from the Internet client's service management at

"The need for firewalls has grown rapidly, as the number of Internet users
and faster connections have increased. We want to offer our clients quality
products for secure use of the Internet. Sonera Plaza Information Security
service is very uncomplicated in use, as it updates automatically," says
Pasi Harkki from Sonera Plaza.

"As information security is an essential part of today's Internet world, it
is important that the solution providers consider the needs of the end
users, and offer them a painless way to secure their connection," says Olli
Heinonen, acting CEO of F-Secure Online Solutions.

The anti-virus service is free for all Sonera Plaza's Active- and Original
connection clients, as well as for their Broadband Super clients. For other
clients, the anti-virus service costs FIM 20,75 (EUR 3,49) per month. For
the firewall service, clients must pay a monthly fee of FIM 29,67 (EUR

The complete price list for the Information Security services can be
found at

About F-Secure Online Solutions (F-SOS)

F-Secure Online Solutions is a premier provider of Managed Security
Solutions through service providers. The company offers managed services for
anti-virus, file encryption, distributed firewall and VPN solutions. F-SOS
utilizes technology from F-Secure Corporation as well as products from other
leading security companies in its solutions portfolio to fill the knowledge
gap between demanding customer environments and service providers, enabling
much faster rollout and time-to-market for new security services. F-SOS
utilizes its Security Online Center concept to deliver highly available and
reliable security solutions. F-SOS was established in 2000 and holds its
head office in Helsinki, Finland and is owned by F-Secure Corporation [HEX:

About Sonera Plaza

Sonera Plaza Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sonera, is Finland's
leading provider of Internet services with 253.000 subscribers and 1,5
million unique monthly visitors. Sonera Plaza aims at becoming a leading
Internet transactions centre, combining e-commerce, versatile Internet
banking and finance services, media and entertainment. Sonera Plaza
develops its services for both wireless and fixed terminal devices. The
company's proforma revenues in 2000 were about
EUR 46 million.

For more information please contact:

Jussi Hirvelä, Project Manager, Sonera Plaza Oy
Tel. +358 2040 54447
Mobile +358 40 527 1019

Timo Savolainen, Sales Director, F-Secure Oyj
Tel. +358 9 2520 4116
Mobile +358 40 838 6662

Press contact UK:

Craig Coward, The Edge Partnership
Tel: +44 1625 511 966

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