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—Joint releases maximize security for mail server products—

Gaylord, MI - June 16, 2003 — and MicroWorld Technologies, Inc., (MWTI) today jointly announced the release of VisNetic MailScan for SMTP and MailScan for VisNetic MailServer, two products that combine both companies’ technologies to provide secure anti-virus and content filtering for corporate mail servers. The new releases extend a development partnership begun in 2000 with the release of MailScan for MDaemon.

The new products utilize MWTI’s MailScan antivirus and spam blocking technologies to provide protection for’s VisNetic MailServer as well as other SMTP mail servers on the market today. Both products offer automated, fast virus signature updates; real-time email scanning; attachment blocking; automatic worms deletion; scanning of HTML emails and attachments for scripts, also termed IE vulnerabilities; scanning of multipart/partial messages for viruses; detection and disinfection of viruses traveling via TNEF (Transport Neutral Encapsulation Format) attachments, a standard delivery method used in Microsoft Outlook; and the option to specify certain domains as approved or verified safe, reducing the amount of scanning required by VisNetic MailScan.

"MicroWorld's association with is time tested. This alliance has provided 1000's of end users worldwide the opportunity to benefit from the cutting edge technology's developed by MWTI and marketed by over the Internet globally. We look forward to jointly providing many more such useful products in the near future,” said Aloke Chakravarti, president of MicroWorld Technologies, Inc.

Both products also reduce unwanted email through real-time content scanning of text and HTML emails; automatic deletion or quarantine of emails containing user-defined restricted words or phrases anywhere in the subject, body and/or tags; blocking or allowing email a from specific email or IP addresses; real-time checking of Blackhole lists (RBL); real-time checking of Dial Up Users lists (DUL); and validation of sender’s domain via MX lookup.

“We’ve offered MailScan to MDaemon users for over three years, and its popularity has convinced us that support for all mail servers is required. These new products allow us to offer the same industry-leading antivirus and content filtering technologies to any user with a mail server, including VisNetic MailServer, Exchange and Ipswitch,” said Mike Deerfield, chief executive officer of “MailScan provides extended value by including functionality that would normally require the installation, maintenance and purchase of two separate applications.”

VisNetic MailScan Pricing and Availability

VisNetic MailScan for SMTP and MailScan for VisNetic MailServer are available at prices ranging from $99.95 USD for a 6-user license to $999.95 USD for unlimited users. One or two year subscriptions include software upgrades and virus definition updates. For more information, visit

About specializes in Internet software solutions designed to optimize Internet connectivity for small-to-medium sized businesses and organizations. Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Gaylord, Mich., the company publishes a suite of Internet connectivity, messaging, and security products distributed globally via ESD (Electronic Software Distribution) through both direct and multi-tiered distribution channels. Other products include WinGate®, a flagship Internet sharing solution that incorporates proxy/firewall/VPN support; DNS2Go®, the company’s dynamic DNS service; and its new VisNetic email management suite.

The company is headquartered at 4241 Old U.S. 27 South, Gaylord, MI 49735. Tel: 989.732.8856; Fax 989.731.9299 or visit Contact: Brandie Meisner; 989-732-8856 X242; or

About MicroWorld Technologies, Inc.

MicroWorld Technologies, Inc. (MWTI), a leading solution provider of information technology, content security, and communications, provides protection from the threat of viruses infiltrating Internet communications and systems at large corporations, small enterprises and individual users. MWTI’s products, eScan, an enterprise-wide antivirus software and MailScan, a content security software for the corporate mail server, use proprietary MicroWorld WinSock Layer (MWL) technology to scan Internet traffic on a real-time basis, and analyze Internet traffic and potential threats before they reach computer systems. The company has offices in the United States and the Asia Pacific Region, and a channel network of more than 12,000 partners and resellers across the world.

The U.S. Corporate office is located at 109, White Oak Lane, Suite # 93, Old Bridge, NJ 08857, USA; Tel: (+1) 732.607.7501/02, Fax: (+1) 732.607.7503. For more information, visit

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