Baidu Antivirus Awarded Prestigious Checkmark Certification From West Coast Labs

Baidu Antivirus Awarded Prestigious Checkmark Certification From West Coast Labs 
Full Certification Awarded Just Four Months After Product Launch 
CUPERTINO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/05/13 --  Baidu (NASDAQ: BIDU),
the world's largest Chinese search engine, announced today that its
Baidu Antivirus product has received West Coast Labs' Checkmark
certification, a prestigious third-party accreditation of the
product's effectiveness in protecting PC users against a wide variety
of security threats. Baidu Antivirus received this certification in
the categories of Anti-Malware, Anti-Spyware Desktop, Anti-Trojan,
Anti-Virus Desktop and Anti-Virus Disinfection. Published results of
this test can be found on West Coast Labs' website at: 
"To receive the highly-respected certification of West Coast Labs
less than four months after launch is a testament to the talent and
hard work of the Baidu Security Team," said Wang Mengqiu, Baidu's
Vice President of Engineering. "At Baidu, we strive to make products
that combine best-in-class technology with the simplicity and ease of
use that even non-technical users love," said Ms. Wang. "We think
Baidu Antivirus is the embodiment of that philosophy."  
Baidu Antivirus is a 100% free application that offers proactive
antivirus defense, file protection, Web access protection, download
protection, browser protection, self-defense and other
professional-grade security functions for desktop, laptops and
tablets running Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8.
It is available in English and Thai versions at  
Checkmark certification is awarded only to products that can identify
and eradicate 100% of the samples in West Coast Labs' virus database,
as well as dangerous viruses and malware threats identified by
WildList Organization.  
About Baidu
 Baidu, Inc. is the leading Chinese language Internet
search provider. As a technology-based media company, Baidu aims to
provide the best and most equitable way for people to find whatever
they're looking for online. In addition to serving individual
Internet search users, Baidu provides an effective platform for
businesses to reach potential customers. Baidu's ADSs trade on the
NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol "BIDU." Currently, ten
ADSs represent one Class A ordinary share. 
About West Coast Labs Checkmark Certification
 Checkmark is one of
the world's leading certification systems for information security
products and services. This highly regarded accreditation program
provides a level of assurance across a wide range of technologies
that products and services perform to industry accepted standards. 
About West Coast Labs
 Part of the Haymarket Media Group, West Coast
Labs is a global leader in technical research, testing and the
Checkmark Certification of information security products and
services. With market-leading technology and testing facilities
accredited to ISO17025 in the UK, USA and India, West Coast Labs'
services and the Checkmark Certification System are used by the
leading global brands to create market advantage and by large
business enterprises for obtaining crucial technical insight into
product performance. 
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Sim-Krause Consulting 
(415) 420-1889
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