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BitDefender® announced today that BitDefender Total Security 2010 is available for beta testing. Users who wish to test the new software can subscribe at

The company is offering prizes to the most thorough beta testers, including an Asus Eee PC to the most active beta tester on Other prizes include a Nintendo Wii, an Apple iPod Touch and free licenses for BitDefender Total Security 2010.

BitDefender Total Security 2010 beta offers enhanced features, including:

# Behavioural Scanner Technology: The software uses a new heuristic detection technology implemented in BitDefender antivirus software.

# Enhanced Performance: New architecture designed for better performance with a streamlined scan process and driver integration.

# Improved User Interface: Improved user interface with a simplified look and feel that provides access only to critical security actions and the help area.

# More Stringent Parental Control: Improved website filter, website categories and customisable profiles, a reporting system with e-mail alerts, application time control, and the ability to schedule a user’s access to certain applications.

Carmen Maierean, BitDefender’s senior desktop product manager said: “We use beta testing as the last in a series of steps to ensure our customers receive the best possible protection against all types of malware and e-threats. We are counting on great interest from our user community for a successful beta test of Total Security 2010 and we are certain that the finished product will meet their most exacting demands.”

For more information about beta testing BitDefender Total Security 2010, visit

For all discussion related to the new public beta testing campaign visit the software security community forum.

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About BitDefender®

BitDefender is the creator of one of the industry's fastest and most effective lines of internationally certified security software. Since its inception in 2001, BitDefender has continued to raise the bar and set new standards in proactive threat prevention. Every day, BitDefender protects tens of millions of home and corporate users across the globe - giving them the peace of mind of knowing that their digital experiences will be secure. BitDefender solutions are distributed by a global network of value-added distribution and reseller partners in more than 100 countries worldwide. More information about BitDefender and its products are available at the company’s security solutions press room. Additionally, BitDefender’s provides background and the latest updates on security threats helping users stay informed in the everyday battle against malware.

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Contact details:

Mike Ottewell
MJO PR for BitDefender UK
Tel: 01538 361217

Nick Billington
BitDefender Country Manager
(UK and Ireland)
Fax:- 0845 130 5069

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