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Comodo Firewall Pro with A-VSMART™ Technology Gets Malware Threats Off Consumers’ Minds

JERSEY CITY, NJ February 08, 2008 — Comodo, a global Certification Authority and leading provider of security solutions, announced today the release of Comodo (V3.0.16.295) which adds new features that deliver extra performance. Comodo Firewall Pro (V3.0) advanced network firewall engine offers the highest levels of security that prevent inbound and outbound threats and is also designed to integrate advanced technologies with a full set of features to optimize usability, functionality, and a high level of user configurability. The key component of this next generation firewall lies in its A-VSMART technology architecture, short for “Anti-Virus, Spyware, Malware, Adware, Rootkit and Trojan”. Comodo’s next generation firewall helps customers more effectively prevent all types of threats and gives near bulletproof protection against root-kits, inter-process memory injections, key-loggers, and more from gaining computer access. With prevention as the first line of defense, almost all threats are mitigated including unknown threats, Day Zero attacks, and ID stealing malware.

This new release of Comodo Firewall Pro provides the following enhancements:

  • Anti-Leak Configuration (NEW):
    A new default configuration is introduced to make D+ show fewer number of popup alerts while still remaining leak proof.
  • On-Demand Virus Scanning (NEW):
    CFP now provides an option to scan for viruses during the installation and from its graphical user interface
  • A-VSMART Warranty Program (NEW):
    CFP now provides the users an option to enroll in one of the available A-VSMART Warranty programs for a worry free, malware free PC.
  • Default Configuration (Enhanced):
    Default configuration now protects more registry keys and more COM interfaces.
    Default Web Browser and FTP Client policies are modified to support passive FTP requests

Comodo Firewall Pro can be used at home or in a business for free. Comodo Firewall Pro is part of a well architected set of free solutions offered by Comodo that enable online users to conduct business safely and within a secure environment over the internet. Comodo’s firewall was recently awarded CNET’s highest 5 star rating. Furthermore, PC Magazine identified this solution as an editor’s choice because it can be used by diverse users from novices to experts protecting to many critical system areas. “Best of all, it’s free!” (December 18, 2007).

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The Comodo companies provide the infrastructure that is essential in enabling e-merchants, other Internet-connected companies, software companies, and individual consumers to interact and conduct business via the Internet safely and securely. The Comodo companies offer PKI SSL, Code Signing, Content Verification and Email Certificate; award winning PC Security software; Vulnerability Scanning services for PCI Compliance; secure e-mail and fax services.

Continual innovation, a core competence in PKI, and a commitment to reversing the growth of Internet-crime distinguish the Comodo companies as vital players in the Internet’s ongoing development. Comodo secures and authenticates online transactions and communications for over 200,000 business customers and 3,000,000 users of our desktop security products

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