New features provide more powerful firewall and anti-spyware/antivirus programs to protect you from identity theft and other emerging Internet threats
(Compton, CA) – March 28, 2006 — Belkin Routers now ship with the award-winning ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite, offering greater protection from hackers, data thieves, and cyber-criminals. With identity theft running rampant and malicious attacks on the rise, this all-in-one Internet security solution blocks these and other emerging Internet threats, while helping to protect your privacy and guard your identity.
The Routers are currently shipping in the US with the ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite, and they will be available in Europe and Australia in Summer 2006.
The ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite is the most advanced security solution available today, and features the innovative OSFirewall, a firewall-based behavioral defense system to proactively protect your operating system and the entire computer from hackers, spyware and other Internet-based attacks. It also includes antivirus and anti-spyware features with automatic updates, parental controls to keep your kids safe online, and an powerful ID Lock feature to protect your most sensitive data.
A downloadable version of this Internet Security Suite is available today on www.belkin.com for all currently shipping Belkin Routers. A link from the Routers’ firmware page will direct you to the web page. The ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite 90-day trial will begin shipping with Belkin Routers in May on the Installation CD. After the trial ends, you can purchase the non-trial version for a special discounted price of $49.99, UK £39.99, EU €49.99, or AUS $79.99.
OSFirewall: Behavior-based proactive protection for your operating system
Antivirus: Keeps your PC free from viruses and worms with automatic updates and easy-to-use scanning and removal tool
Anti-spyware: Prevents spyware, adware, rootkits, and Trojans from infecting your PC
Email Security: Quarantines suspicious attachments to help defend against unknown viruses; automatically halts outbound messages to keep you from accidentally infecting others
SmartDefense Service: Provides your computer with real-time security updates and new attack protection capabilities
Wireless Computer Protection: Automatically detects wireless networks and secures your computer from hackers and other Internet threats wherever you’re connected
Phishing and Spam Blockers
Instant messaging (IM) Protection/Parental Control
About Belkin Corporation
Belkin offers a diverse product mix that provides people with seamless electronics integration in their homes, cars, and on the go. Founded in California in 1983, Belkin is a privately held company and the recognized leader in connectivity solutions, in addition to accessories for iPod devices, computers, and more. We provide extensive solutions for networking, home theater–with our PureAV line of cables, power, and digital wireless accessories–and many more categories. You can view and purchase them at www.belkin.com, as well as through a network of major distributors, resellers, and superstores.
About Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (www.checkpoint.com, Nasdaq: CHKP) is a leader in securing the Internet. It is a market leader in the worldwide enterprise firewall, personal firewall and VPN markets. Through its NGX platform, the company delivers a unified security architecture for a broad range of perimeter, internal, Web, and endpoint security solutions that protect business communications and resources for corporate networks and applications, remote employees, branch offices and partner extranets. The company’s ZoneAlarm product line is the highest rated personal computer security suite, comprised of award-winning endpoint security solutions that protect millions of PCs from hackers, spyware and data theft. Extending the power of the Check Point solution is its Open Platform for Security (OPSEC), the industry’s framework and alliance for integration and interoperability with “best-of-breed” solutions from over 350 leading companies. Check Point solutions are sold, integrated and serviced by a network of more than 2,200 Check Point partners in 88 countries and its customers include 100% of Fortune 100 companies and tens of thousands of businesses and organizations of all sizes.
Belkin Public Relations Manager