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BitDefender Total Security rated as the industry’s most comprehensive solution for preventing viruses and other malicious threats

BitDefender Total Security 2008 has achieved a Gold rating from PC Advisor. In this latest review published in the magazine’s November edition, BitDefender Total Security 2008 has achieved 4.5 out of 5 stars, crediting its ease of use, features, and value for money.

Internet security is a key area of growth and these reviews provide a welcome boost in the sales channel. Tekdata Distribution Ltd of Stoke on Trent has been supplying BitDefender for over a year.

Commenting on the review, Ken Hulme of Tekdata said, “We have been impressed with its success. Until recently BitDefender was the best kept secret in the UK AntiVirus Market but now it seems that the word is out and with the release of the latest 2008 retail product taking the product to a new level, we foresee even greater things in the future."

The BitDefender 2008 product line, which includes BitDefender Antivirus 2008, Internet Security 2008 and Total Security 2008, is designed to protect a wide variety of computer usage scenarios ranging from individual PC users and multi-PC families to small office and home (SoHo) businesses.

BitDefender Total Security 2008 is a one box fits-all solution for users who want state of the art protection from viruses, spyware, and other types of malware and includes:

• Real-time antivirus protection – with automatic hourly updates
• Proactive protection – using BitDefender’s patent-pending B-HAVE® advanced detection techniques
• Anti-rootkit protection – detecting and removing the latest type of hidden threats
• Privacy protection – reducing the risk of identity theft by preventing personal information leaks via e-mail or web
• Anti-spyware protection –- monitoring and preventing spyware threats in real-time

BitDefender’s UK manager, Nick Billington said ”Our engineers work diligently to provide home office and SMB customers with the most powerful security solutions available for fighting tomorrow’s threats today.”

“PC Advisor’s Gold rating demonstrates this commitment and is a testament to the capabilities we have included in BitDefender Total Security 2008.

The results of this review also further position BitDefender as one of the strongest alternatives to the better-known competitive solutions. We are very pleased with achieving PC Advisor’s Gold rating for BitDefender Total Security and look forward to receiving further acclaim from industry experts for our quality antivirus and data security solutions.”

PC Advisor delivers expert advice you can trust to business and home PC users who want to buy the best-value equipment and make the most out of the equipment they already own. First published in 1995 by IDG, the world's leading IT publisher, PC Advisor has built a considerable reputation for offering comprehensive and impartial buying advice, informed and easy-to-understand tutorials and workshops, as well as ground-breaking coverage of service-related issues.

For further details on PC Advisor’s ranking of Internet Security Suites, please visit the publication online at:

About BitDefender®

BitDefender is a leading global provider of security solutions that satisfy the protection requirements of today's computing environment. The company offers one of the industry's fastest and most effective lines of security software, setting new standards for threat prevention, timely detection and mitigation. BitDefender delivers products and services to over 41 million home and corporate users in more than 180 countries. BitDefender has offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Spain and Romania. Further information about BitDefender can be obtained by visiting:

Contact details:

Mike Ottewell
MJO Associates for BitDefender UK
Tel: 01538 361217

Georg Brauer, PR & Marketing
Softwin GmbH (BitDefender)
Headquarters Western Europe
Saarlandstrasse 84
D-44139 Dortmund
Tel.: + 49 2 31 – 99 33 98 0
Fax: + 49 2 31 – 99 33 98 99

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