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Kingsoft Internet Security Software Integrates Avira Anti-Malware Engine

TETTNANG, Germany & HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Security expert Avira announced today that Kingsoft Internet Security Software, China’s leading security software development company, will license and integrate Avira’s anti-malware technology.

Avira’s anti-malware engines will be used in Kingsoft’s consumer PC desktop security software products marketed under its Kingsoft Antivirus and Kingsoft Internet Security brands, as well as its Chinese-language Duba brand.

“As a global Internet security company, Kingsoft uses both in-house technology and trusted partners like Avira to give our customers the best security protection possible,” said Mr. Fu Sheng (傅盛), CEO of Kingsoft Internet Security Software. “Avira technology has a reputation in the industry for quality engineering, low memory consumption, full multi-threading support, high throughput and reliability, and other performance advantages. Best of all, we are able to use Avira’s SAVAPI anti-malware SDK, which makes integrating Avira security technology simple and cost-effective.”

“We are grateful to Kingsoft for their trust in Avira to help to protect their millions of customers,” said Tjark Auerbach, founder and CEO of Avira. “We look forward to a long relationship.”

About Kingsoft Corporate

Established in 1989, Kingsoft Corporate Limited is a software development company headquartered in Beijing, China. Our services include online game and software applications planning, development, operations and distribution over online and offline channels. The composition of our team is diverse and complete. Kingsoft's team is integrally formed by industry experts from various industries. This wide range of experience has been drawn upon to produce services and solutions that is both practical and comprehensive.

As a leading software developer, Kingsoft has developed several innovative software applications, including Kingsoft Office, Kingsoft Internet Security, and Kingsoft Power Word as well as martial arts MMORPGs, such as the "JX Series" and "The First Myth", and "CQ Online".

About Avira

Avira wants its customers to ‘live free’ from spyware, phishing, viruses and other internet-based threats. The company was founded 25 years ago on Tjark Auerbach's promise to "make software that does good things for my friends and family." More than 100 million consumers and small businesses now depend upon Avira’s security expertise and award-winning antivirus software, making the company the number-two market share leader globally. Avira provides IT-security protection to computers, smartphones, servers and networks, delivered as both software and cloud-based services.

In addition to protecting the online world, Avira's CEO promotes well-being in the offline world through the Auerbach Foundation, which supports charitable and social projects. The philosophy of the foundation is to help people to help themselves.

For more information, please visit www.avira.com or join the community at www.facebook.com/avira.

AVIRA
USA:
Rocket Science PR, for Avira
Rich Mullikin, APR, +1 415-464-8110 x216
Mobile: +1 925-354-7444
rich@rocketscience.com
or
Europe:
Flutlicht GmbH, for Avira
Veit Kollera, +49-911-47495-17
Mobil: +49-170-2252603
Fax: +49-911-47495-55
v.kollera@flutlicht.biz
or
KINGSOFT
Hong Kong
Kingsoft Internet Security Software Ltd
Mr. David Ip, (852) 2162 7356
Vice President, Global Business Development
david.ip@conew.com

Source: Avira