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Source: Kingsoft Corporation Limited
Kingsoft's MSN Protection Shield Has Over 3M Monthly Users, Launches Version 2.1 To Offer Better Protection

HONG KONG, Jan 26, 2010 - (ACN Newswire) - Kingsoft Corporation Limited ("Kingsoft" or the "Company"; SEHK: 3888), a leading entertainment and applications software developer, distributor and service provider in China (by market share), today announced that the Company has launched "MSN Protection Shield - Version 2.1", an anti-virus software dedicated for MSN users. The newly launched version is equipped with our brand new "Cloud Security" engine. With enhanced capacity of virus killing and scanning, it provides MSN users with a better protection, 3D feel and faster speed during instant messaging.

With the growing popularity of Internet instant messaging, security of instant messaging software has become a concern. Kingsoft is an early mover in the market. In October 2008, the Company reached a strategic cooperation agreement with Microsoft MSN to jointly launch "MSN Protection Shield". The software has been well received by the market. Active users and monthly users were more than 6.59 million and 3 million respectively as of the end of January 2010 while daily active users were as many as 1.23 million.

"MSN Protection Shield - Version 2.1" is equipped with "Cloud Security" engine, a new device newly developed by Kingsoft. This helps users commence a holistic virus scan and a specific scan on file transmission. Around 200,000 types of suspicious document, fraudulent websites, auto-shield, malicious link and etc will be detected.

Kingsoft believes the demand of security software for instant messaging will continue to surge. Leveraging our advanced technology and strategic alliance with MSN, Kingsoft is well positioned to capture the immense opportunities ahead.

To download "MSN Protection Shield", please browse http://im.live.cn/safe/.



About Kingsoft Corporation Limited

Kingsoft is a leading Chinese software and Internet services company listed on the stock exchange of Hong Kong (3888.HK). It has four subsidiaries including Seasun, Cheetah Mobile, WPS and Kingsoft Cloud. Following the implementation of its "mobile internet transformation" strategy, Kingsoft has completed the comprehensive transformation of its overall business and management models and formed a strategic platform with interactive entertainment, Internet security and office software as the pillars and cloud computing as the new growth driver and source.

The Company has approximately 6,000 staff around the world. It has set up R&D centers and offices in Beijing, Zhuhai, Chengdu, Dalian, Guangzhou and Hong Kong and enjoys a large market share overseas in North America, Europe, Japan and Malaysia. In addition to PC desktop products, the Company has launched mobile products such as Clean Master and mobile WPS Office targeting the mobile Internet market. These products rank number one in their respective categories in the global market. For more information, please visit www.kingsoft.com.

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Kingsoft Corporation Limited

Michelle Feng Harnett	
Tel: +86 10 82325515 / +86 135 0200 7218
Email: [email protected]

Claire Lee 
Tel: +86 10 82334488-5850 / +86 150 0131 3220
Email: [email protected]


Jan 26, 2010 17:24 HKT/SGT
Source: Kingsoft Corporation Limited

Topic: New Service
Sectors: IT Individual
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