CA's eTrust EZ Antivirus Only Antivirus Solution to Be Included on Microsoft Partner Pack for Windows XP

Enterprise-Strength Virus Protection Includes Free One-Year Signature Updates



Oct 20, 2004, 01:00 ET from Computer Associates International, Inc.

    ISLANDIA, N.Y., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Computer Associates
 International, Inc. (NYSE:   CA) today announced that its eTrust EZ Antivirus
 2005 consumer software will be included in the Microsoft Partner Pack for
 Windows XP, which is available today.  Distribution will reach millions of
 Microsoft Windows consumers and can be downloaded at:
 http://www.microsoft.com/windows/partnerpack.
     eTrust EZ Antivirus 2005, the only antivirus application to be included in
 the Microsoft Partner Pack, includes a subscription for 12 months of free
 daily virus signature file updates and provides 24x7 Web-based support.
     Based on CA's enterprise-class security technology that has been certified
 by ICSA, eTrust EZ Antivirus 2005 is designed to dramatically improve the
 safety of personal and home office PC use, and greatly limit the proliferation
 of Internet threats.  It retails for $29.95.
     "It's great that CA has incorporated its antivirus solution into the
 Partner Pack," said John Montgomery, director of product management in the
 developer division at Microsoft Corp.  "By offering an antivirus package
 optimized to run on Windows and the Microsoft .NET Framework, CA is enabling
 our customers to have a safer and more secure online experience."
     Microsoft Partner Pack provides new content for Windows users built on the
 company's .NET Framework to provide a next-generation computing experience.
 Microsoft is working with its top industry partners to deliver new experiences
 for Windows XP users, including productivity applications, games and media-
 related applications.  CA's presence in Microsoft Partner Pack follows CA's
 highly successful inclusion in Microsoft's 2003 "Protect Your PC" campaign.
     "Microsoft and CA are working together to protect consumers from the full
 range of security threats on the Internet," said Toby Weiss, senior vice
 president of eTrust solutions at CA.  "Now millions of Windows users will
 enjoy the benefits of easy-to-use, enterprise-class antivirus protection at no
 cost on the increasingly popular Windows platform."
     As included in the Microsoft Partner Pack, CA's eTrust EZ Antivirus 2005
 will offer:
 
      * Daily updates to protect against malicious computer risks such as
        viruses, worms and Trojans
 
      * Automatic, real-time and scheduled scans of files, downloads and
        attachments
 
      * Interactive Virus Detection messages that provide links to detailed
        information about detected viruses
 
      Customers interested in receiving the Microsoft Partner Pack for Windows
 XP can visit http://www.microsoft.com/windows/partnerpack.
 
     (Logo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20021111/CALOGO )
 
     About CA
 
     Computer Associates International, Inc. (NYSE:   CA), the world's largest
 management software company, delivers software and services across operations,
 security, storage, life cycle and service management to optimize the
 performance, reliability and efficiency of enterprise IT environments.
 Founded in 1976, CA is headquartered in Islandia, N.Y. and operates in more
 than 100 countries.  For more information, please visit http://ca.com.
 
     All trademarks, trade names, service marks, and logos referenced herein
 belong to their respective companies.
 
 

SOURCE Computer Associates International, Inc.
    ISLANDIA, N.Y., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Computer Associates
 International, Inc. (NYSE:   CA) today announced that its eTrust EZ Antivirus
 2005 consumer software will be included in the Microsoft Partner Pack for
 Windows XP, which is available today.  Distribution will reach millions of
 Microsoft Windows consumers and can be downloaded at:
 http://www.microsoft.com/windows/partnerpack.
     eTrust EZ Antivirus 2005, the only antivirus application to be included in
 the Microsoft Partner Pack, includes a subscription for 12 months of free
 daily virus signature file updates and provides 24x7 Web-based support.
     Based on CA's enterprise-class security technology that has been certified
 by ICSA, eTrust EZ Antivirus 2005 is designed to dramatically improve the
 safety of personal and home office PC use, and greatly limit the proliferation
 of Internet threats.  It retails for $29.95.
     "It's great that CA has incorporated its antivirus solution into the
 Partner Pack," said John Montgomery, director of product management in the
 developer division at Microsoft Corp.  "By offering an antivirus package
 optimized to run on Windows and the Microsoft .NET Framework, CA is enabling
 our customers to have a safer and more secure online experience."
     Microsoft Partner Pack provides new content for Windows users built on the
 company's .NET Framework to provide a next-generation computing experience.
 Microsoft is working with its top industry partners to deliver new experiences
 for Windows XP users, including productivity applications, games and media-
 related applications.  CA's presence in Microsoft Partner Pack follows CA's
 highly successful inclusion in Microsoft's 2003 "Protect Your PC" campaign.
     "Microsoft and CA are working together to protect consumers from the full
 range of security threats on the Internet," said Toby Weiss, senior vice
 president of eTrust solutions at CA.  "Now millions of Windows users will
 enjoy the benefits of easy-to-use, enterprise-class antivirus protection at no
 cost on the increasingly popular Windows platform."
     As included in the Microsoft Partner Pack, CA's eTrust EZ Antivirus 2005
 will offer:
 
      * Daily updates to protect against malicious computer risks such as
        viruses, worms and Trojans
 
      * Automatic, real-time and scheduled scans of files, downloads and
        attachments
 
      * Interactive Virus Detection messages that provide links to detailed
        information about detected viruses
 
      Customers interested in receiving the Microsoft Partner Pack for Windows
 XP can visit http://www.microsoft.com/windows/partnerpack.
 
     (Logo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20021111/CALOGO )
 
     About CA
 
     Computer Associates International, Inc. (NYSE:   CA), the world's largest
 management software company, delivers software and services across operations,
 security, storage, life cycle and service management to optimize the
 performance, reliability and efficiency of enterprise IT environments.
 Founded in 1976, CA is headquartered in Islandia, N.Y. and operates in more
 than 100 countries.  For more information, please visit http://ca.com.
 
     All trademarks, trade names, service marks, and logos referenced herein
 belong to their respective companies.
 
 SOURCE  Computer Associates International, Inc.