Kaspersky Lab Releases News Agent 1.0

Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content management systems, announces the commercial release of Kaspersky News Agent 1.0 This program delivers Kaspersky Lab news to end user computers via the company’s dedicated news channels. It has been developed for computers running Windows 98/2000 Professional, ME, XP Home Edition, XP Professional) and can be used to receive a wide range of news, including virus, product and business news. Such information can help users protect their machines against the very latest cyber threats.

The program has a range of configuration options which ensure that users receive only the news they want. News Agent can be used to:

* automatically update the list of available news channels at regular intervals
* monitor and display information on current virus activity
* configure subscribe and unsubscribe options
* check for unread news at intervals specified by the user (once a day, once an hour, once a minute)
* receive news at intervals specified by the user; notify the user of new items
* view news from subscribed channels
* view a list of channels subscribed to and their current status
* view pages with detailed news via the web browser

The program is available free of charge and can either be used as a stand-alone application, or integrated with other Kaspersky Lab products.

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