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ZoneAlarm Family of Products Supports Windows XP Service Pack 2
Zone Labs Personal Firewall and Antivirus Products Incorporate Compatibility and Cooperation with Microsoft Product Upgrade

San Francisco, CA - August 6, 2004—Zone Labs®, a Check Point® company, today announced that its flagship personal firewall and antivirus products for consumer and small business users support Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2). The ZoneAlarm® family of products will work seamlessly with Windows XP SP2 to provide Internet users with trusted and easy-to-use security.

"Our customers have come to depend upon us for strong firewall protection, and now, with the availability of the award-winning ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite, for antivirus protection as well," said Frederick Felman, vice president of marketing, Check Point's Zone Labs division. "By supporting Microsoft Windows XP SP2, we can help users feel confident that they have the utmost level of protection."

Windows XP is an industry-standard solution for efficient, dependable computing. It builds on the momentum of the Internet and digital media with improvements that increase productivity and provide both business and home users with an easy-to-use and exciting PC experience. Windows XP puts the exciting experiences of the digital age at users' fingertips by uniting PCs, devices and services, and brings the solid foundation of the Windows 2000 operating system to home PC users, enhancing reliability, security and performance.

Windows XP SP2 with Advanced Security Technologies brings Windows XP users the latest security enhancements and innovations from Microsoft. It establishes stronger default security settings and automatically installs new security features that will help protect computers from hackers, viruses and other security risks. Service Pack 2 also contains support for new technologies, such as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, along with improved hardware and driver support to create a more productive, hassle-free computing experience.

"Microsoft is pleased to be working with Zone Labs to deliver a more-secure computing experience to our customers," said Brad Goldberg, general manager, Windows Client Product Management at Microsoft Corp. "Thanks to the work Zone Labs has done with Microsoft in support of Windows XP SP2, users of ZoneAlarm products will be able to utilize the Windows Security Center to quickly and easily monitor the status of their systems security."

About Zone Labs
Zone Labs®, a Check Point company (Nasdaq: CHKP), is one of the most trusted brands in Internet security. Zone Labs is a leading creator of endpoint security solutions protecting millions of PCs and the valuable, personally-identifiable information on those PCs, from hackers, spyware and data theft. The company's award-winning endpoint security product line is deployed in global enterprises, small businesses and consumers' homes, protecting them from Internet-borne threats. Zone Labs Integrity™ is an endpoint security management platform that protects corporate data and productivity. The ZoneAlarm family of products is among the most popular and successful Internet security products available today while IMsecure® Pro offers comprehensive security for instant messaging. Please visit for more information.

For Zone Labs LLC
Te Smith
Zone Labs LLC

Joanne Rasch
A&R Partners

Editor's Notes: ©2004 Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. All rights reserved.

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