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COMODO INTRODUCES TRUSTCONNECT, A NEW SERVICE THAT HELPS KEEP USER INFORMATION SAFE DURING WIRELESS SESSIONS

TrustConnect delivers a flexible, secure approach to surfing the Internet that lets users create a Virtual Private Network whenever they need it.

Jersey City, NJ (May 29, 2008) - Comodo, a leading communication security company, today announced the launch of TrustConnect, a new service that protects users from hackers who often use public networks to illegally procure sensitive and private information. With TrustConnect, users can create a virtual private network to quickly connect to the Internet through a Comodo secure server and encrypt network traffic before it leaves their computers. This service is highly flexible and gives users the ability to create secure wireless sessions wherever and whenever they want.

The use of public networks continues to grow as they offer more convenient access to the Internet. However, when users go onto public or "open" WiFi networks, they often are not secure and are vulnerable to hackers. Hackers can eavesdrop on a user's session to illegally capture user names, passwords and other private data. Comodo TrustConnect provides an additional layer of security by encrypting all data that is being transported during the wireless session making conversations virtually impenetrable to hackers.

Comodo TrustConnect offers a number of key features and competitive differentiators including:

  • All data transported during a TrustConnect session, whether on a public or unsecured session, will be encrypted.

  • Users have the flexibility to create a one-time secure session anywhere and anytime they need it

  • Flexible plans give users the ability to purchase the service on a daily, weekly or monthly plan

  • Service plans start at $ 3.99 for a day pass and $49.99 for an annual subscription

"We are expanding our offerings to protect people when using the Internet on unsecured wireless networks," explains Melih Abdulhayoglu, CEO and Chief Security Architect of Comodo. "The TrustConnect technology provides encryption capabilities that protect mobile and wireless Internet sessions from being hacked. This offering is another part of our strategy to create a trusted internet by helping people be confident that they can use the Internet securely whether at home or on the road." For more information about Comodo TrustConnect, go to: http://www.comodo.com/home/internet-security/wifi-security.php.

About Comodo

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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