Lavasoft Launches Firewall -- Agnitum's Outpost Pro re-branded!!!

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Lavasoft Launches Leading Personal Firewall Solution - Offering Users Enhanced Protection in Partnership with Agnitum

Helsinki, November 5, 2005 - Lavasoft (, the world leading anti-spyware vendor has established a partnership with Agnitum, the leader in security and privacy software for home and office PCs. Lavasoft will integrate Agnitum's Outpost Firewall Pro engine – re-branded as Lavasoft Personal Firewall.

Lavasoft's strategy is to forge and establish strong, significant alliances to deliver better protection to existing and new customers. For Agnitum, the partnership is a strategically important supplement to their existing and extensive product range.

A firewall solution is a natural extension to Lavasoft's industry leading Ad-Aware product range. "We were pleased to partner with Agnitum to offer customers a more comprehensive security suite", said Fernando Francisco, Vice President, Strategy and Business Development for Lavasoft.

All-inclusive security solutions have become fundamental elements for every computer user. With its cutting edge technology, Lavasoft Personal Firewall blocks Internet hacking attempts effectively; maximizing security while minimizing the time and support needed to set it up. The Lavasoft Personal Firewall offers personal users corporate strength protection against hacking attacks and destructive worms and Trojans.

"We are glad to be providing Lavasoft with our flagship firewall technology. This highlights our ability to deliver the first-class protection to the millions of Internet users. The partnership we have sighed enables us to more broadly examine what customer needs are and satisfy those needs in a most effective way. Internet is a dangerous environment, and we are pleased to be at the forefront of a fight against hackers and identity thieves." - said Mikhail Penkovsky, Agnitum's VP of Sales and Marketing.

The Lavasoft Personal Firewall is now available as a standalone product and bundled with Ad-Aware. Visit our website at and learn more about the latest security shield offered by Lavasoft.

For further information, please contact:

Merja Turpeinen
Lavasoft AB
Marketing & PR Coordinator
Tel. +358 9 6932220
Fax +358 9 6932227

Igor Pankov
Product Marketing Manager
Tel: +7(812)3365246
Fax: +7(812)3365244

About Lavasoft

Lavasoft AB,, headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden, is the pioneer and worldwide leader in anti-spyware solutions, providing software and services designed to help secure computer systems at every level from individuals to large corporation. Lavasoft's industry leading antispyware solution Ad-Aware SE is the most recognized and well-known anti-spyware product among private and corporate users worldwide.

About Agnitum

Founded in 1999, Agnitum Ltd. ( is a leader in security and privacy software for home and office PCs, with more than a million users around the world. Agnitum is committed to delivering and supporting high quality security software products; the company's flagship product is Outpost Firewall PRO, securing home and SOHO PCs.

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