Bitdefender Windows 8 Security Delivers Top Antivirus

Bitdefender Windows 8 Security Delivers Top Antivirus Technology to
New Operating System 
'Keep Your Windows Clean' With the Latest Bitdefender Security
Innovation for Windows 8 
BUCHAREST, ROMANIA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/20/12 --  Bitdefender, the
leading antivirus solutions provider, today announces the
availability of the world's first third-party security software
specifically designed for Windows 8. The next generation of PC
protection for Microsoft's new operating system is now available
online.  
Bitdefender Windows 8 Security tailors the world's best antivirus
technology to the most popular operating system, offering dedicated
features and technologies, as well as iron-clad protection against
malware that can steal your private data, clean out your bank account
and leave you at the mercy of cyber criminals. 
"With Windows 8, Microsoft offered the user a seamless, efficient
operating system -- exactly what the company does best," said Catalin
Cosoi, chief security strategist at Bitdefender. "Now, Bitdefender
has done what we do best -- design comprehensive, high-velocity,
malware-annihilating technology. Bitdefender Windows 8 Security will
keep your Windows clean." 
Bitdefender Windows 8 Security takes proven antivirus technology and
weds it to the operating system through a fully dedicated range of
features to fight off all Windows 8 security threats, while
integrating with the Windows Security Center.  
In addition, the online shopping guard, Bitdefender Safepay(TM)
automatically opens online banking pages in a separate, secure
browser. Bitdefender Autopilot(TM) offers users a seamless,
hassle-free experience while keeping their antivirus operating at
maximum efficiency, while Identity Theft Protection and other
features ensure total privacy online. 
Bitdefender's technology maintains a high scanning speed on Windows 8
while alerting users if any apps are compromised. Bitdefender Windows
8 Security also scans for dangers before the system even loads,
stopping malware before it ever has a chance to spread. 
Using technology verified by independent testing organizations such
as AV-TEST and AV Comparatives, Bitdefender Windows 8 Security adds a
crucial layer of defense. Bitdefender testing recently revealed that
Windows 8 is prone to infection by some 15 p
ercent of the 100 malware
families most used by cyber criminals this year, even with Windows
Defender activated. 
About Bitdefender(R) 
 Bitdefender is the creator of one of the
world's fastest and most effective lines of internationally certified
Internet security software. Since 2001, the company has been an
industry pioneer, introducing and developing award-winning
protection. Today, Bitdefender technology secures the digital
experience of around 400 million home and corporate users across the
globe.  
Recently, Bitdefender won a series of important awards and accolades
in the global security industry, including "Editor's Choice" by PC
Mag for Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2013 and the "GoldAward" by
TopTenREVIEWS that confirmed the software's top spot among 25 tested
security products. Bitdefender antivirus technology has also finished
top in leading industry tests from both AV Test and AV-Comparatives.
More information about Bitdefender's antivirus products is available
from the company's security solutions press room. Additionally,
Bitdefender publishes the HOTforSecurity blog, a sizzling blend of
steamy computer security stories and stimulating visuals that
spotlights the seedy underworld of Internet fraud, scams, malicious
software -- and gossip. 
Kyrk Storer
Horn for Bitdefender
kyrksen.storer@horngroup.com
650.773.1541