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Yoggie Security Systems™ Integrates Mailshell's Engine to Block Spam and Phishing Attacks

Yoggie Gatekeeper Pro™, the Robust USB Security Device with 13 Layers of Integrated Security Applications, Incorporates Mailshell's Best of Breed SDK Lite Engine

BETH HALEVY, ISRAEL - January 22, 2006 - Yoggie Security Systems™ today announced its selection of Mailshell Inc., the leading OEM provider of software engines that block email spam and phishing, for the Yoggie Gatekeeper Pro™, a revolutionary credit-card sized security appliance that brings all corporate-class security applications within the reach of mobile and remote workers. Mailshell has provided a customized version of its SDK Lite engine for integration into the Yoggie Gatekeeper Pro™ and the combined solution launched in January 2007. More than 6,000 companies and 15 million consumers already rely on 'Powered by Mailshell' filters to block spam and phishing.

"We chose Mailshell for its detection of image spam and phishing, its small footprint, and its ability to port to the Yoggie Gatekeeper Pro™," said Vice President Marketing at Yoggie Security Systems, Nir Zamir. "As the Yoggie Gatekeeper Pro™ offers a unique value proposition; we selected a partner with proven experience handling unique integrations and requirements."

"Yoggie Security Systems™ is quickly emerging as an innovative security provider," said Eytan Urbas, vice president of products at Mailshell. "We've been impressed with the company's strategy and vision, as well as its attention to detail and technical merit. We believe there is a huge market potential for the Yoggie Gatekeeper Pro�. This is the beginning of a great partnership for each company."

The Innovative Technology Behind the Yoggie Gatekeeper Pro™ and Mailshell SDK Lite

By integrating Mailshell's engine, the Yoggie Gatekeeper Pro™ will combine a fast, compact, flexible and complete decision tree with an automatically self-tuning intelligent engine that is updated every five minutes. Mailshell's engine consistently generates highly accurate results in recognizing image spam, phishing and other emerging forms of email fraud.

Mailshell's SDK Lite boasts the same award-winning accuracy as the flagship Mailshell SDK. The primary differences between the two are memory size and speed. The SDK Lite requires only 32KB of code on the device, and can be embedded into any product including mobile devices, wireless access points, desktop routers, firewalls, modems, and other low memory devices.

The Yoggie Gatekeeper Pro's™ security solution offers 13 layers of security applications to provide the traveling workforce robust corporate level protection:

About Yoggie Security Systems™: Yoggie Security Systems™, established in 2005 by Shlomo Touboul, former founder and CEO of Finjan Software, and the inventor of Behavior Based Blocking Technology, has developed a unique hardware/software security appliance, the Yoggie Gatekeeper™. The robust, credit-card size Gatekeeper combines best-of-breed security applications with proprietary technologies, to protect traveling laptop users from large enterprises, SMBs, and SOHO, as well as individual consumers, against a variety of malicious code attacks by simply plugging it into a laptop, home computer or home network. Yoggie™ is headquartered in Israel and has several patents pending. For more information, please visit

About Mailshell Inc.: Mailshell is the world's leading anti-spam and anti-phishing engine provider. Via Mailshell's OEM partners, more than 6,000 companies and 10 million consumers worldwide rely on "Powered by Mailshell" filters to block spam and phishing. Mailshell's software helps its OEM partners, including CA, Secure Computing, Panda Software, Oracle, Grisoft (AVG), and ZyXEL, among others, generate new anti-spam revenue, upsell existing products to new anti-spam customers, and cut anti-spam engineering and support costs to near zero. Mailshell's headquarters are located in San Francisco. For more information, visit

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