Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Kingsoft Internet Security Software Integrates Avira Anti-Malware Engine

Tettnang, Germany & Hong Kong, China --- October 9, 2012 – 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.”

Media Contacts:

AVIRA

USA:
Rocket Science PR, for Avira
Rich Mullikin, APR
Tel: +1 415 464 8110 x216
Mobile: +1 925 354 7444
Email: rich@rocketscience.com

Europe:
Flutlicht GmbH, for Avira
Veit Kollera
Tel: +49-911-47495-17
Fax: +49-911-47495-55
Mobile: +49-170-2252603
Email: v.kollera@flutlicht.biz

KINGSOFT

Hong Kong
Mr. David Ip
Vice President, Global Business Development,
Kingsoft Internet Security Software Ltd
Tel: (852) 2162 7356
Email: david.ip@conew.com

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 protects people in the connected world - enabling everyone to manage, secure, and improve their digital lives. The Avira umbrella covers a portfolio of security and performance applications for Windows, Android, Mac, and iOS. In addition, the reach of our protective technologies extends through OEM partnerships. Our security solutions consistently lead in independent tests for detection, performance, and usability. Avira is a family-owned company with headquarters near Lake Constance, in Tettnang, Germany, and additional offices in Munich, Bucharest, Beijing, and Silicon Valley. A portion of Avira's sales support the Auerbach Foundation, which assists education, children, and families in need.

Avira provides IT-security protection to computers, smartphones, servers and networks, delivered as both software and cloud-based services. Visit www.avira.com.