Commtouch Announces the Appointment of Lior Samuelson to its

  Commtouch Announces the Appointment of Lior Samuelson to its Board of

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SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- August 02, 2010

Commtouch^® (Nasdaq:CTCH), a leading email and Web security technology
provider, announced today that Lior Samuelson, founder and managing partner of
Mercator Capital, a merchant bank specializing in advising and investing in
the technology and telecom sectors, is joining Commtouch’s board of directors.

“We’re delighted that Lior Samuelson has accepted our invitation to join our
board,” said Gideon Mantel, Commtouch chief executive officer and chairman of
the board. “His decades of experience in strategy, mergers and acquisitions
and capital markets along with his proven expertise in technology and telecom
companies will provide Commtouch with valuable insight and perspective to aid
in positioning us for further long-term growth.”

During his extensive career, Mr. Samuelson served as chairman, CEO and board
member of several companies in technology, telecom, financial services and
management consulting. In 2008, he was the chairman of Deltathree (DDDC); from
1997 to 1999, he was the president and CEO of PricewaterhouseCoopers

Prior to that, he was the president and CEO of The Barents Group, a merchant
bank specializing in advising and investing in companies in emerging markets.
He previously was a managing partner with KPMG and held a senior management
position at Booz, Allen & Hamilton. Mr. Samuelson earned B.S. and M.S. degrees
in Economics from Virginia Tech.

“I am looking forward to being part of Commtouch’s board of directors, and to
helping the company best leverage its valuable base of dedicated employees and
world class technologies for the benefit of its customers and shareholders,”
said Mr. Samuelson. “Commtouch has the potential to expedite its growth over
the coming years both naturally and through M&A, and I look forward to being
an active part of it.”

About Commtouch

Commtouch^® (NASDAQ:CTCH) provides proven messaging and Web security
technology to more than 130 security companies and service providers for
integration into their solutions. Commtouch’s GlobalView™ and patented
Recurrent Pattern Detection™ (RPD™) technologies are founded on a unique
cloud-based approach, and work together in a comprehensive feedback loop to
protect effectively in all languages and formats. Commtouch technology
automatically analyzes billions of Internet transactions in real-time in its
global data centers to identify new threats as they are initiated, protecting
email infrastructures and enabling safe, compliant browsing. The company’s
expertise in building efficient, massive-scale security services has resulted
in mitigating Internet threats for thousands of organizations and hundreds of
millions of users in 190 countries. Commtouch was founded in 1991, is
headquartered in Netanya, Israel, and has a subsidiary in Sunnyvale, Calif.

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