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Downloads of Kaspersky Mobile Security 9 From Ovi Online Store Tops the Million Mark in First Month

By Kaspersky Lab
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Kaspersky Lab announces that over a million copies of Kaspersky Mobile Security 9 have been downloaded from Ovi just a month after the product first appeared in Nokia's online store.

Visitors to the Ovi online store have an opportunity to try out Kaspersky Mobile Security 9 before purchasing. The solution can be found in the store's 'Recommended' section. Existing users can renew their license or update the product version directly from Ovi by simply purchasing an activation code.

“Since 2007, our company has been protecting Nokia smartphones from all types of IT threats and in that time we have achieved a leading position in the market,” says Eugene Kaspersky, CEO of Kaspersky Lab. “We fully support Nokia's efforts to provide its customers with high quality services and reliable protection and we are pleased to attain this new level of co-operation with the Ovi online store. I am sure the benefits of our mobile protection solution combined with Ovi's user-oriented approach will help secure even more Nokia devices.”

“We are delighted that the Ovi store has helped Kaspersky Mobile Security 9 to reach users around the world. The solution has proved hugely popular in many countries across the globe, including Russia, the UK, the USA, and India. South Africa was ranked 24th on the list of 202 countries in terms of downloads. We are delighted to enter into such effective co-operation with Kaspersky Lab, one of the largest antivirus vendors in the world, with a strong brand and world-class products,” said Victor Saeijs, Vice president, Head of Nokia Eurasia.

Kaspersky Mobile Security 9 is available in English, French, German, Spanish and Russian versions for all Nokia smartphones running Symbian operating systems. Kaspersky Lab added support for Symbian^3 devices from December 2010, meaning users of the very latest Nokia smartphones, including the Nokia N8 and Nokia C7, can now enjoy all the benefits of Kaspersky Mobile Security 9.

About Kaspersky Lab
Kaspersky Lab is the largest antivirus company in Europe. It delivers some of the world's most immediate protection against IT security threats, including viruses, spyware, crimeware, hackers, phishing, and spam. The company is ranked among the world's top four vendors of security solutions for endpoint users. Kaspersky Lab products provide superior detection rates and one of the industry's fastest outbreak response times for home users, SMBs, large enterprises and the mobile computing environment. Kaspersky® technology is also used worldwide inside the products and services of the industry's leading IT security solution providers. Learn more at www.kaspersky.com. For the latest on antivirus, anti-spyware, anti-spam and other IT security issues and trends, visit www.viruslist.com

About Kaspersky Mobile Security 9
Kaspersky Mobile Security 9 is a multifunctional product that provides smartphones and the data stored on them with comprehensive protection. If a smartphone is lost or stolen, it can be remotely blocked, its memory wiped and its location determined using a built-in GPS module. Kaspersky Mobile Security 9 also protects the contacts, SMSs and call logs that smartphone users want to keep private, filters out unwanted calls, SMS messages and mobile malware, enables data encryption and restricts calls and SMSs to a child's smartphone.

About Nokia
At Nokia, we are committed to connecting people. We combine advanced technology with personalized services that enable people to stay close to what matters to them. Every day, more than 1.3 billion people connect to one another with a Nokia device - from mobile phones to advanced smartphones and high-performance mobile computers. Today, Nokia is integrating its devices with innovative services through Ovi (www.ovi.com), including music, maps, apps, email and more. Nokia's NAVTEQ is a leader in comprehensive digital mapping and navigation services, while Nokia Siemens Networks provides equipment, services and solutions for communications networks globally.