F-Secure Protects Users Of The Nokia 7710 Widescreen Multimedia Smartphone Against Harmful Content

F-Secure Corporation [HEX: FSC] today announced that its wireless antivirus solution for smartphones, F-Secure Mobile Anti-Virus, will be distributed with the Nokia 7710 widescreen multimedia smartphone, which was introduced today at the annual Nokia Mobility Conference in Monaco and the Destination Nokia event held in Bangkok, Thailand.

The advanced smartphone features of the Nokia 7710 allow users to achieve a balance between personal productivity and entertainment on the go. It has a wide and high-quality touch screen with 65,536 colours and is a pleasure to use for a variety of tasks. The powerful Nokia 7710 includes a full Internet browser, an integrated music player with stereo audio, an extensive set of video features such as playback, streaming and recording, a megapixel camera with 2-x digital zoom and FM radio with Visual Radio client.

The F-Secure software will be available on a memory card in the sales package of the new multimedia smartphone early 2005. The application will include a free one-month test period of the F-Secure Mobile Anti-Virus service. After the trial, the users of the phone can purchase additional antivirus service time directly from the mobile phone or through F-Secure eStore.

“We want to ensure a secure user experience for our customers. It is important that they can find also add-on security applications, when they need them,” said Juha Ronkainen, Director, Rich Media, Nokia. “F-Secure Mobile Anti-Virus is an excellent example of advanced service solutions that complement our mobile business offering.”

We want to maintain our leadership in providing mobile security solutions for smartphones and plan to offer F-Secure Mobile Anti-Virus for all major new smartphone models. Expanding our Nokia cooperation to the new widescreen smartphone is a big step for us,” said Matias Impivaara, Director, Mobile Security Services, of F-Secure Corporation.

F-Secure Mobile Anti-Virus is the most comprehensive solution available for protecting smartphones against harmful content, from undesired messages to malfunctioning applications. It provides real-time, on-device protection and automatic over-the-air antivirus updates through a patented SMS update mechanism and HTTPS connections.

F-Secure Mobile Anti-Virus is being demonstrated with Nokia 7710 for the first time in the on-going Nokia Mobility Conference, one of the world’s premier forums for operators, developers, IT vendors, content owners, service providers, retailers, and other members of the mobility services value chain. The aim of the conference is to showcase real-life examples of business opportunities in the mobility services market.

The F-Secure Mobile Anti-Virus service is already available to the users of Nokia 3650, 3660, N Gage, 6600, 7610 and 6670 smartphones through F-Secure eStore and service provider partners.

About F-Secure Corporation

F-Secure Corporation protects individuals and businesses against computer viruses and other threats coming through the Internet or mobile networks. Our award-winning solutions include antivirus and desktop firewall with intrusion prevention. Our key strength is the speed of response to new threats. For businesses our solutions feature centralized management. Founded in 1988, F-Secure has been listed on the Helsinki Exchanges since 1999. We have our headquarters in Helsinki, Finland, and offices in USA, France, Germany, Italy, Sweden, the United Kingdom and Japan. F-Secure is supported by a global ecosystem of value added resellers and distributors in over 50 countries. F-Secure protection is also available through major Internet Service Providers, such as Deutsche Telekom, France Telecom and Charter Communications.

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