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COMODO Free Personal Firewall 2.0 rated as a PC Magazine "Editor's Choice" - "a kick-ass free firewall ... [that] brings excitement back to the free-firewall category":

Firewall outperforms other leading firewalls - both free and paid - by passing stringent leak tests providing unrivalled protection against viruses, worms, Trojans and malware with "out of the box" settings.

Jersey City, NJ (June 6, 2006) - Comodo, a leading Certification Authority and global provider in Identity and Trust Assurance Management solutions, today announced that PC Magazine selected Comodo's Personal Firewall as an "Editor's Choice".

Some other highlights of Comodo Firewall include:

  • Comodo Personal Firewall does not need custom configuration to enable its full protection
  • It classifies more than 10,000 applications according to their risk level such as SAFE, SPYWARE, and ADWARE.
  • It uniquely passes all know 3rd party leak test utilities not seen in any other firewalls. It also passed Comodo's Patent Injection Leak Test which emulates a hacker technique typically used in outbound Trojan attacks.
  • Windows security center integration and full Application Behavior analysis
  • More powerful and intuitive security rules interface with "smart" pop-up alerts
  • Advanced network, application and application component monitoring

A full list of new features can be found at https://www.personalfirewall.comodo.com/whats_new.html

Comodo is delivering this highly rated firewall free to consumer as a cornerstone of an initiative to empower consumers to create a safe and trusted online experience whenever they go online. This new initiative will make available free to all consumers some of the leading tools that consumers can use to be safe and avoid leading threats such as phishing attacks. The free tools include; ability authenticate web identities in real time ,free Email Certificate for secure email encryption, secure BackUp for backing up files on your PC and iVault for password management and launching secured Internet sessions. Most consumers now have to worry where to get security protection, what type of security they need and how much they need to pay or it. Often, these solutions can cost upwards of $200 to achieve a comparable level of Internet security and safety. Comodo is offering all these products free forever - without any annual subscription fees or licenses because Comodo, as one of the world's leading Certification Authority wants to ensure that consumers and businesses establish trust online with true e-identity and e-business authenticity.

Melih Abdulhayoglu, President and CEO of Comodo Group says, "Our mission is to empower the Internet community with all the tools they need to work safely on the Internet without worrying about Internet security and authentication. Our free tools and technologies deliver cutting edge solutions to protect against phishing, hackers and fraudsters to keep every PC safe from intruders." Comodo Personal Firewall is available for download now. For the full review, please visit Comodo Personal Firewall 2.0.

About Comodo

Comodo is a leading global provider of Identity and Trust Assurance services on the Internet, with over 200,000 customers worldwide. Headquartered in Jersey City, NJ with global offices in the UK, Ukraine, Norway and India, the company offers businesses and consumers the intelligent security, authentication and assurance services necessary to ensure trust in online transactions.

As a leading Certification Authority, and in combination with the Digital Trust Lab (DTL), Comodo helps enterprises address digital ecommerce and infrastructure needs with reliable, third generation solutions that improve customer relationships, enhance customer trust and create efficiencies across digital ecommerce operations. Comodo's solutions include integrated Web Hosting Management Solutions , Infrastructure Services, digital e-commerce services, Digital Certificate, Identity Assurance, customer privacy and vulnerability management solutions. For additional information on Comodo - Creating Trust Online™ - please visit: Comodo.com.