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F-Secure Internet Security 2012 - Complete Protection for Your Computer and Online Life

Helsinki, Finland October 11, 2011: Launched today, F-Secure Internet Security™ 2012 provides complete protection for computers and online life, delivered with a smooth user experience. An improved version of its award-winning predecessor*, F-Secure Internet Security 2012 combines industry-leading technologies for a sophisticated and multilayered defense against the whole range of modern malware threats.

Perttu Tynkkynen, Director of Direct Consumer Business and Marketing at F-Secure says, “Last year F-Secure Internet Security 2011 won the Product of the Year award from AV-Comparatives. With F-Secure Internet Security 2012 we have kept the bar high, further improving the user experience and updating the technologies that keep our customers safe online. Our protection to threats is now even faster.”

Improved ease of use and Online Safety

F-Secure Internet Security 2012 is easy to use and the new Launch pad provides convenient access to all parts of the solution. All Online Safety settings are now personalized for each user. They help you enjoy the web to the fullest, whether it’s surfing, sharing content or social networking. Browsing Protection prevents access to unsafe websites trying to infect the computer with malware. Parental Control protects children from inappropriate web content and excessive computer use with its Web Filtering and Time Lock features.

Powerful technology

F-Secure Internet Security 2012 employs a full arsenal of sophisticated technologies to fight today’s complex malware threats, while keeping its impact on computer memory use and performance to a minimum. Technology improvements include DeepGuard 4 with its intelligent application monitoring. Manual and real-time malware scanning performance and malware removal capabilities have also been improved.

F-Secure is known for its fast response times to new security threats. With F-Secure Internet Security 2012 ‘fast is now even faster’ thanks to improved automation of malware samples. F-Secure’s cloud-based real-time protection network gives instant reputation data about websites and files, so harmful websites and emerging threats can be identified fast and accurately.

Avoid mobile broadband bills when roaming

As a new feature, F-Secure Internet Security 2012 protects against unwanted mobile broadband bills when roaming with a computer using Windows 7. It automatically optimizes the computer’s mobile broadband use both in the home network and when abroad to prevent 3G mobile broadband bills adding up into an expensive surprise.

Main features of F-Secure Internet Security 2012

•    Complete protection against viruses and spyware
•    A firewall to prevent hacker attacks
•    Blocking of spam and phishing emails
•    Protection against identity theft
•    Protection against unwanted mobile broadband bills
•    Browsing protection that identifies unsafe websites
•    Parental control that protects your children online
•    Personalized settings for each user


F-Secure Internet Security 2012 is available on the F-Secure eStore http://www.f-secure.com/en_EMEA/estore and from selected retailers from October 25th.

F-Secure provides all existing customers with a free upgrade to F-Secure Internet Security 2012 from October 25th onwards: http://www.f-secure.com/en/web/home_global/protection/internet-security/overview

F-Secure Internet Security 2012 Plus

In addition F-Secure is offering F-Secure Internet Security 2012 Plus. It combines F-Secure Internet Security 2012 and F-Secure Mobile Security for complete protection of both your computer and smartphone or tablet. F-Secure Internet Security 2012 Plus is available from selected retailers and on the eStore http://www.f-secure.com/en_EMEA/estore from October 25th.

*F-Secure Internet 2011 won the “Product of the Year” award from AV-Comparatives, an independent testing organization that analyses the major antivirus products on the market.

F-Secure – Protecting the irreplaceable

While you concentrate on what is important to you, we make sure you are protected and safe online whether you are using a computer or a smartphone. We also backup and enable you to share your important files. Our services are available through over 200 operators around the world and trusted in millions of homes and businesses. Founded in 1988, F-Secure is listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd.

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Media contact
Anna Vuori-Karvia
Tel. +358 (0)40 159 9636
E-mail: firstname.lastname@f-secure.com