BitDefender Challenges Public to Test Beta Version of BitDefender Total Security 2008

    Winning testers receive gaming consoles, PC games and licenses for
    BitDefender's 2008 consumer product line

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 19 /CNW/ -- BitDefender(R), an award- winning
provider of antivirus software and data security solutions, is inviting the
public to test BitDefender Total Security 2008, the flagship product of the
company's upcoming family of Internet security products.
    Integrating BitDefender's award wining technologies into a complete PC
and data security solution, BitDefender's Total Security 2008 will offer many
new enhancements and capabilities, including a new game mode configured to be
less intrusive for smooth game playing, a backup feature, system maintenance
tools, 64b support for Windows XP and Windows Vista, and many other
improvements. BitDefender's Total Security 2008 will be available to consumers
in late summer 2007.
    Among the prizes to be awarded to the most thorough beta testers will be
three gaming consoles including a Sony Playstation 3, a Microsoft Xbox360 and
a Nintendo Wii. Other prizes include a Nokia N90 device, 30 PC games (either
World of Warcraft or Command & Conquer 3), as well as free licenses for
BitDefender's 2008 consumer product line.
    "BitDefender puts its products through such rigorous testing by the
public to ensure we offer the best possible security solutions to our
subscribers," said Carmen Maierean, BitDefender desktop product manager.
"Gamers are particularly important to the BitDefender Total Security 2008 beta
testing contest because of the enhanced gaming features included in the new
product. We are confident the combination of thorough testing and new features
included in BitDefender Total Security 2008 will continue to position us ahead
of the competition in terms of the level of protection it provides to
consumers worldwide."
    BitDefender Total Security 2008 Beta will be made available to download
for free through BitDefender's corporate website (
starting June 19, 2007. Registration and further information about the
BitDefender Total Security 2008 Beta testing contest can be found online at: The contest will end on July 20 and winners will
be announced on August 30, 2007.

    About BitDefender(R)
    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:

For further information:

For further information: Peter Gorman of Topaz Partners,
+1-781-404-2430,  or, for BitDefender Web Site:,

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