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Webroot Takes Gold and Silver at's Best of the Year Awards 2011

Broomfield, CO – November 22, 2011

Webroot, a leader in delivering Internet security as a service, today announced has named Webroot® SecureAnywhere™ AntiVirus its Gold Winner in the Security Antivirus category for's "Best Products of 2011." The editors also anointed Webroot® SecureAnywhere™ Complete a Silver Winner in the Security Suite category.

Webroot SecureAnywhere AntiVirus and Webroot SecureAnywhere Complete were among only 4 percent of the products tested by analysts in 2011 to earn a prestigious Best of the Year Award. The elite winners were selected from among the more than 2,000 laptops, desktops, digital cameras, HDTVs, security suites, productivity apps and cloud-based storage services reviewed by analysts. said the following of Gold Winner Webroot SecureAnywhere AntiVirus: "The entire product would fit on a 3.5-inch diskette with room to spare. But small size isn't Webroot's only virtue. In PCMag's malware blocking tests it scored unprecedented perfect tens across the board; scores in our malware removal tests were very good. It installs in a flash, and a full scan takes just minutes."

The awards are the latest in a series of acclaims for the products; in October, Webroot SecureAnywhere AntiVirus and Webroot SecureAnywhere Complete both earned Editors' Choice Awards from, marking the 12th time Webroot has received the honor.

In's October review of Webroot SecureAnywhere AntiVirus, the author reported Webroot SecureAnywhere AntiVirus "turned in the only perfect malware blocking score I've ever encountered in my years of testing."

In selecting Webroot SecureAnywhere Complete as its Silver Winner, cited the product's "very impressive behavior-based malware protection" as well as its "excellent password management and powerful, flexible backup and file synchronization."'s review of Webroot SecureAnywhere Complete called it "the smallest and lightest security suite ever" and in its "Best 2012 Security Suites" guide, called Webroot SecureAnywhere Complete "this season's breakout success."

" is highly regarded for using industry-standard benchmarks and tests to produce reviews that millions of consumers trust to help them choose the best products," said Chris Benham, chief demand officer at Webroot. "We are extremely honored to be recognized by in two categories this year, which further validates that Webroot SecureAnywhere is the fastest, lightest, least disruptive and most effective PC security available today."

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Webroot delivers next-generation endpoint security and threat intelligence services to protect businesses and individuals around the globe. Our smarter approach harnesses the power of cloud-based collective threat intelligence derived from millions of real-world devices to stop threats in real time and help secure the connected world. Our award-winning SecureAnywhere® endpoint solutions and BrightCloud® Threat Intelligence Services protect tens of millions of devices across businesses, home users, and the Internet of Things. Trusted and integrated by market-leading companies, including Cisco, F5 Networks, Aruba, Palo Alto Networks, A10 Networks, and more, Webroot is headquartered in Colorado and operates globally across North America, Europe, and Asia. Discover Smarter Cybersecurity solutions at