ALADDIN SYSTEMS DEBUTS INTERNET CLEANUP(tm) 2.0
New Version Enhances Spyware Protection, Cleans IM Logs, Manages
E-mail Attachments Folder, Deletes Files Securely and Adds Privacy
WATSONVILLE, CA, June 1, 2004 – Aladdin Systems, Inc., an IMSI
company (OTC BB: IMSI), today announced Internet Cleanup(tm) 2.0 for
Macintosh, a new version of the popular privacy tool that blocks
suspicious data transmissions, cookies, referring URLs, ad banners,
and pop-up windows. The software cleans up e-mail attachments and
instant messaging log files to protect confidential information. In
addition, Internet Cleanup 2.0 offers secure file deletion to erase
compromising files and quickly remove the Internet clutter that can
fill up a hard drive. It also manages browser cookies, allowing users
to protect their preference and password-saving cookies while
deleting the rest.
“Internet Cleanup 2.0 provides strong privacy protection to Mac
users,” said Pauline Shumake, Senior Product Manager of Aladdin
Systems, Inc. “The software combats identity theft and keeps
sensitive information out of reach. Many people worry about the
presence of spyware on their machines. Internet Cleanup 2.0 tells
them which applications are accessing the Internet and blocks rogue
software from spreading users’ personal information.”
Internet Cleanup 2.0 contains a powerful array of features for Mac users:
* NEW! PROTECT AGAINST SECRET MONITORING -Network SpyAlert(tm)
immediately stops programs from sending data to the Internet without
the user’s permission.
* NEW! SAFEGUARD IM PRIVACY -Instant Messenger Log Cleaner(tm) finds
and deletes instant messaging chat logs for major IM applications to
keep conversations private.
* NEW! BLOCK WEB SNOOPERS – NetBlockade now blocks unwanted cookies,
as well as URL referrers that tell websites about the previous web
page a user visited.
* UPDATED! DETECT THE LATEST SPYWARE -SpyAlert(tm) scans the computer
for evidence of surveillance spyware and safely removes it so it
doesn’t track the user’s activity.
* NEW! MANAGE E-MAIL EASILY -MailCleaner(tm) simplifies e-mail
management by efficiently cleaning out attachments in Eudora,
Entourage, Outlook, or Outlook Express without deleting the original
* ELIMINATE DISTRACTING POP-UPS AND BANNERS -NetBlockade(tm)
accelerates web surfing by blocking annoying banner ads and pop-up
and pop-under windows.
* SHRED CONFIDENTIAL FILES SECURELY -Secure Delete(tm) acts like a
digital document shredder, completely removing private files so they
can not be recovered from a hard disk, even with special disk
* KEEP SNOOPERS FROM TRACKING SURFING HABITS -Internet Cleanup 2.0
clears away hidden files that show outsiders which Web pages, sites,
and images were viewed. It can automatically delete unwanted cookies
and protect the cookies you do want.
Pricing, Availability, and Requirements
The MSRP for Internet Cleanup 2.0 is $29.99. Internet Cleanup 1.X
users can upgrade for $19.99. Internet Cleanup 2.0 works on Mac OS
10.2.and requires 8 MB RAM. It is available for download at
Aladdin Systems, Inc: Everyday Solutions(tm)
Founded in 1988, Aladdin Systems, Inc, an IMSI company (OTC BB:
IMSI), develops and publishes award-winning software solutions for
Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Solaris, including the StuffIt X
technology, which integrates compression with security and safety
options to meet the requirements of today’s business and digital
lifestyle. Aladdin enables people and businesses to communicate and
manage their ideas and information. Aladdin’s software offers a range
of solutions, empowering users in the areas of information access,
removal, recovery, security, and Internet distribution.
Aladdin Systems, Inc., is located at 245 Westridge Drive,
Watsonville, CA 95076, USA; telephone: (831) 761-6200; fax: (831)
761-6206. Internet: http://www.aladdinsys.com.