Kaspersky releases Antivirus beta for Windows 7

Kaspersky Lab has announced the release of a "technical prototype" a.k.a beta of Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Windows 7. The prototype is based on a new antivirus engine which provides complete antivirus protection from all types of Internet threats.

The new version of Kaspersky Anti-Virus is designed to secure computers running under Windows 7. The beta test version of Microsoft Windows 7 operating system was released at the beginning of January 2009.

"We knew the release of the new version of Windows would be a huge event for the IT community, which is why we were prepared for it," said Alexey Kalgin, Director Product Marketing, Corporate Business Division, Kaspersky Lab. "Our company has always made support for Microsoft's new operating systems a top priority. For example Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Windows Vista was released simultaneously with the operating system's official launch. When Windows Server 2008 was released, Kaspersky Anti-Virus was the only antivirus product on the market certified by Microsoft. Users can now see for themselves how our antivirus protection technologies perform on the new platform."
This new version includes real-time scanner, firewall and anti-spam protection. The product is optimised for multi-core systems and will be available for both 32bit and 64bit versions of Windows 7.

Microsoft has also listed additional Antivirus providers including Norton and AVG on its security providers website.

Download: Kaspersky Antivirus Beta for Windows 7

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