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Sophos Anti-Virus for Windows 2000 Professional Receives West Coast Labs Detection and Disinfection Certification

  • 06 January, 2004 13:41

<p>6 January 2004.</p>
<p>Sophos, a world leader in protecting businesses against viruses and spam, announced today that West Coast Labs has awarded Sophos Anti-Virus for Windows 2000 its Anti-Virus Checkmark Level 2 certification for detecting and disinfecting all known in-the-wild viruses.</p>
<p>Sophos Anti-Virus for Windows 2000 was tested against in-the-wild viruses and disinfected them all, providing further confirmation of Sophos's ability to protect businesses from all known viruses, worms and Trojans.</p>
<p>"This certification by the independent experts at West Coast Labs backs Sophos's reputation for delivering first-class anti-virus solutions to businesses around the world," said Carole Theriault, security analyst at Sophos.</p>
<p>The Checkmark system has been developed by West Coast Labs, an independent research and test centre. It provides a reliable means of authenticating products and certifying those of the highest quality.</p>
<p>For further information:</p>
<p>Paul Ducklin ( is available for comment:
+61 407 320 515 (mobile)
+61 2 9409 9100 (tel)
+61 2 9409 9191 (fax)</p>
<p>Sophos's press contact at Gotley Nix Evans is:
Michael Henderson (
+61 2 9957 5555 (tel)
+61 413 054 738 (mobile)
+61 2 9957 5575 (fax)</p>

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