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ESET Smart Security Integrates Mailshell Engine Into Its Protection Package

BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA - April 2, 2008 - ESET, a global provider of security software for enterprises and consumers, today announced the integration of Mailshell's email reputation, anti-spam and anti-phishing engine into its award-winning Eset Smart Security 3.0. The comprehensive solution includes ESET's anti-virus, anti-spyware, and firewall technologies, along with Mailshell's email filtering engine. ESET customers will join more then 6,000 companies and 15 million consumers relying on "Powered by Mailshell" products to protect them from spammers and phishers.

In a recent review, PC Magazine called the 'Powered by Mailshell' spam filtering within Eset Smart Security "clever" and "impressive."

"ESET's strength has always been its superior technology so we conducted exhaustive evaluations of several technologies before landing on Mailshell," said Miroslav Trnka, managing director of Eset. "Our customers and channel partners always rely on us to ensure that our technology meets and exceeds competitive standards and benchmarks."

ESET Smart Security 3.0 is based on ESET NOD32 Antivirus, which protects customers from viruses, worms, spyware, and all Internet threats; it now also blocks spam and includes personal firewall. Unlike competing solutions, ESET Smart Security conserves resources and improves computer speed. High-performance, low-impact ESET NOD32 Antivirus software offer consumers comprehensive protection in a product designed to automatically update behind-the- scenes without impacting other applications, so users always have the most current protection available. In addition, ESET NOD32 Antivirus utilizes ThreatSense´┐Ż technology, a sophisticated detection system based on advanced heuristics, to proactively identify previously unknown viruses, Trojans, spyware and phishing attacks in real time. ThreatSense is built into NOD32's single scanning engine to provide comprehensive protection so users do not need to rely on additional point solutions for spyware and adware protection.

"Eset's quality, accuracy and low impact have made it a favorite of technically savvy users for years," said Tonny Yu, CEO of Mailshell. "We've been impressed with the quality of Eset's team, product and its consistently high marks in independent tests and certification programs."

About ESET: Founded in 1992, ESET is a global provider of security software for enterprises and consumers. ESET's award-winning, anti-threat software system, NOD32, provides real-time protection from known and unknown viruses, spyware and other malware. NOD32 offers the smallest, fastest and most advanced protection available, with more Virus Bulletin 100% Awards than any other antivirus product. ESET was named to Deloitte's Technology Fast 500 four years running, and has an extensive partner network, including corporations like Canon, Dell and Microsoft. ESET has offices in Bratislava, SK; San Diego, USA; Prague, CZ; Buenos Aires, AR; and is represented worldwide in more than 80 countries. For more information, visit or call 619-319-3000.

About Mailshell Inc.: Mailshell is the world's leading email reputation, anti-spam and anti-phishing engine provider. Via Mailshell's OEM partners, more than 6,000 companies and 15 million consumers worldwide rely on "Powered by Mailshell" filters to block spam and phishing. Mailshell's software helps its OEM partners, including Computer Associates, Secure Computing, Oracle, ZyXEL, and Tucows, 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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