Panda Platinum Internet Security 2005 has been named “Best Buy” in a recent comparative review of anti-spyware products in the November 2005 issue of PC World magazine. This product analysis evaluated both free and retail integrated security suites and dedicated anti-spyware solutions.

The Panda Platinum Internet Security 2005 suite was acclaimed as the best integrated security suite, thanks to its effectiveness in combating different types of spyware. The comparative review evaluated the Panda Software security suite along with others such as Symantec Norton Internet Security 2005 Antispyware Edition and Zone Labs ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite 6.0.

According to PC World, “Of the three all-in-one suites (analyzed), we recommend Panda Software’s Platinum Internet Security 2005. Our pick as Best Buy among the suites, Panda scored the highest of the three in total spyware removal … ”

“We are extremely proud of this recognition, which confirms Panda Software’s commitment to protecting its clients from spyware and all other types of threats,” declared Inaki Urzay, Chief Technical Officer at Panda Software.

The Panda Software solution was the only one able to eliminate 100% of running processes, ahead of specific anti-spyware solutions. Similarly, Panda Platinum Internet Security was able to eliminate 100 percent of BHOs (browser helper objects) and unwanted toolbars, components frequently used to hijack browsers.


The PC World review also highlights the ease-of-use of this security suite, as it offers great effectiveness in eliminating spyware without constantly requiring users to make decisions.

” … When it came to ease of use, Panda’s suite was top-notch, removing detected adware and spyware without relying on user input. You can also change the default settings to allow case-by-case decision-making,” according to PC World.

“The combination of reactive technologies and TruPrevent proactive technologies to combat spyware is not only available in Platinum Internet Security, but also all of our products both for consumers and corporate users,” explains Ignacio Ayerbe, director of Panda Software’s Consumer Business Unit.