(Hong Kong, 23 December 2009) Kingsoft Corporation Limited ("Kingsoft" or the "Company"; SEHK stock code: 03888), China's leading entertainment and applications software developer, distributor and service provider in terms of market share, announced today that Kingsoft Internet Security has been granted the highest level of certification in the Performance Test of AV-Comparatives held this month. This test is an internationally recognized organization in anti-virus software testing, Kingsoft clinched second among 16 international well-known leading anti-virus products, becoming the first China-made software to receive the certificate. This is solid proof of the outstanding performance of Kingsoft Internet Security in running speed and impact on system performance, as well as its highly competitive strength in anti-virus software market. It also proves that Kingsoft Internet Security can provide computer users with strong and effective protection.
Headquartered in Austria, AV-Comparatives is an internationally recognized organization in anti-virus software testing with very high reputation in the industry. To ensure the independence and the impartiality of test results, the organization does not accept any sponsorship. It only accepts the world's top 16 to 20 products to enter its tests every year, where they must undergo a rigorous assessment process. AV-Comparatives provides a 4-level ranking system: Tested, STANDARD, ADVANCED and ADVANCED+. The Performance test is to test the running speed of anti-virus software and its impact on computer systems.
Kingsoft Internet Security not only passed the Retrospective/Proactive Test and Potentially Unwanted Applications Test of AV-comparatives, it also cleared the UK-based Virus Bulletin test eight times, another internationally recognized organization in anti-virus software testing. Evidenced by the numerous awards, Kingsoft Internet Security is outstanding in many areas such as clearing computer virus and running speed, and has an edge in the highly competitive anti-virus software market in China. Kingsoft Internet Security also targets huge business opportunities in the international anti-virus software market.