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Outpost Firewall Launches in Brazil

St. Petersburg, Russia – December 20, 2004 - Agnitum Ltd announces the official release of Outpost Firewall Pro for the Brazilian market. Brazil stands as the leader in technology and Internet use in South America, with more than 14 million Internet users reported in 2002 alone. That number will increase as Brazil works to bring computer and Internet access to a wider segment of its population. Customers in Brazil who seek dependable Internet security can purchase Outpost through multiple resale channels: online sales, retail networks, OEM, direct sales, and VAR.

Agnitum is aligning with Protagon Data Security to distribute Outpost Firewall in Brazil. Protagon Data Security is a company with broad, established experience selling such products as NOD32 and Kaspersky Anti-Virus. Outpost Firewall Pro will be available for the Brazilian market in Portuguese.

“After conducting exhaustive internal tests we decided that Outpost has all the right characteristics we are looking for. Outpost Firewall couples control features for the advanced user with a friendly interface for novices. With these features Outpost completely answers the needs of Protagon Data Security,” says Breno Pilar, company spokesman.

Protagon Data Security will focus specifically on reaching SoHO and home users. Users in Brazil spend almost as much time on the Internet as users in the U.S and more time than users in Australia and Great Britain. With broadband services expanding in the region, the need for a strong security package is essential to business and home users.

“We are happy that Protagon Data Security will now help us keep more PC users protected. Brazil is a highly important market, and it is crucial for us to provide the users from this part of the world with the best service,” said Mikhail Penkovsky, Agnitum Ltd Sales Director.

The new version of Outpost Firewall Pro (2.5) outdistances all of its competitors: version 2.5 blocks all known leak test vulnerabilities and provides users with multiple levels of traffic filtering. The new version also features an improved plug-in interface, advanced component control and new levels of control over applications.

Outpost Firewall Pro is the optimal choice for businesses of all sizes and for home users. Our security software offers complete peace-of-mind from threats such as hackers, e-mail viruses, spyware, adware and virtually every other Internet danger. Outpost is fully compatible with Windows XP Service Pack 2.

Outpost Firewall Pro 2.5 costs $39.95 (U.S) and runs under Windows 98/Me/ NT4/2000/XP. You can purchase the program securely online, or download an evaluation copy from the Agnitum web site at http://www.agnitum.com/.

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Evaluation copy is available on request

About Agnitum

Agnitum is a leader in security and privacy software for home and office computers. The company’s flagship product, Outpost Firewall Pro, provides a superior arsenal of defense against PC infiltration by denying unauthorized access by remote hackers and protecting against data theft, denial-of-service attacks, privacy violation, Trojan horses, spyware and more. Four major criteria define Agnitum software: security, control, privacy and ease of use. The effectiveness of Agnitum software has been recognized by independent security experts and by international media awards.

Agnitum Outpost Firewall Pro is one of the most secure firewalls for Windows, a fact that is proven by many independent reviews and millions of users around the world. Outpost provides a superior arsenal of defense against all kinds of PC infiltration. Outpost Firewall Pro is the only product of its breed to implement plug-in technology, which allows third party developers to further extend Outpost's functionality.

About Protagon Data Security

Protagon Data Security is a company with broad, established experience selling such products as NOD32 and Kaspersky Anti-Virus. More information on the web is available here.

For more information, contact Agnitum at pr@agnitum.com.

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