BitDefender Internet Security and Antivirus Products Now Available Throughout the U.S. at OfficeMax™

November 2007


MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – November 26, 2007 – BitDefender®, an award-winning provider of antivirus software and data security solutions, announced today that its BitDefender Internet Security 2008 and BitDefender Antivirus 2008 software solutions are available to the public immediately in all OfficeMax™ (NYSE: OMX) retail stores across the United States. OfficeMax is one of the leading retailers and business resellers of technology products and services in the U.S., with more than 860 retail stores across the country.

“As part of our continuing efforts to provide consumers with the best available antivirus software and data security solutions, we are pleased that our software will now be available through OfficeMax in the U.S.,” stated Kirk Matsuo, BitDefender’s director of retail sales. “This allows us to widen our reach throughout the United States while providing a simple-to-use solution to those searching for the most advanced protection against the threats encountered in today’s online activities, as well as protection against threats that may appear at any moment.”

BitDefender Internet Security 2008 covers all the security needs of an Internet-connected household by providing comprehensive protection against viruses, spyware, spam, rootkits, scams, phishing attempts, intruders and objectionable web content. Additional features include improved Internet application control, adaptive filtering, heuristic web filtering, as well as a set-up wizard that simplifies installation. BitDefender’s award-winning Internet Security suite also offers a new game mode configured to be less intrusive for smooth game playing, an offline backup feature and system maintenance tools, 64b support for Windows XP and Windows Vista, and improved modules.

BitDefender Antivirus 2008, provides consumers and small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) with the industry’s strongest heuristics-based technology for proactively monitoring and detecting today’s most malicious viruses, spyware, spam and phishing activity.

About OfficeMax
OfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE: OMX) is a leader in both business-to-business office products solutions and retail office products. The OfficeMax mission is simple. We help our customers do their best work. The company provides office supplies and paper, in-store print and document services through OfficeMax ImPress™, technology products and solutions, and furniture to consumers and to large, medium and small businesses. OfficeMax customers are served by over 36,000 associates through direct sales, catalogs, e-commerce and more than 900 stores. To find the nearest OfficeMax, call 1-877-OFFICEMAX. For more information, visit http://www.officemax.com/.


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