Jersey City, NJ (March 27, 2008)Comodo., a global leader in Identity and Trust Assurance Management solutions, today announced that its Firewall Pro was honored in the May 2008 issue of PC World as one of the “101 Fantastic Freebies.” The article, which features the editors’ top 101 picks of online services and downloadable software in various categories ranging from Security to Video and Photo, provides information to help keep users productive, secure, and entertained. Products selected for inclusion in the “101 Fantastic Freebies” list were chosen by PC World editors based on features, design, and performance. Each product had to be a fully functioning version that consumers could obtain at no cost. “Each download or service on the list impressed the editors with its functionality and usability,” said Harry McCracken, VP/editor in chief of PC World. “These are some of the most well-crafted services available – congratulations to Comodo Firewall Pro.”

Comodo Firewall Pro delivers more protection than most other desktop security solutions because of Comodo’s A-VSMARTā„¢ technology, “anti- virus, spyware, malware, adware, rootkits and trojans”. A-VSMART technology in Comodo Firewall Pro secures against internal and external attacks and rivals other solutions, paid and free, with high performance features:

  • Blocks internet access to malicious Trojan programs
  • Operates in stealth mode to make your PC completely invisible to opportunistic port scans
  • Performs a wizard-based auto-detection of trusted zones
  • Implements password protection of firewall settings
  • Analyzes your system for potential conflicts with other applications using sophisticated diagnostic tools
  • Safeguards your personal data against theft
  • Delivers total end-point security for personal computers and networks
  • Has a completely redesigned interface including “Smart” pop-up alerts

This recognition from PCWorld adds to Comodo Firewall Pro’s (V3.0) growing roster of industry awards including an Editor’s Choice recognition from PC Magazine and a five star rating from CNET.

Comodo stands out as a global best-practice leader with our successful implementation of a new, preventative-based security technology model.” said Melih Abdulhayoglu, CEO and Chief Security Architect of Comodo. “The recognition Comodo Firewall Pro continues to garner has grown as the firewall has become a model in the industry for delivering top-rated desktop protection for free while still enabling us to exceed our strategic, operational, and business goals. We are proud of the accomplishment of our teams who brought this vision to reality.”

To view the entire article entitled “101 Fantastic Freebies”, please visit or available on newsstands April 15.

To download Firewall Pro or for more information on Comodo and its suite of cutting-edge solutions, please visit

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