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Everyone.net Joins Messaging Anti-Abuse Working Group to Combat Spam and Email Threats
Collaboration among top vendors means safer online communication for all
 
SAN JOSE, Calif. — January 30, 2007 — Everyone.net (www.everyone.net), a leading provider of hosted email services, has joined the global Messaging Anti-Abuse Working Group (MAAWG), an organization made up of network operators and vendors teaming to reduce spam and email abuse, for the purpose of providing a safe and reliable messaging experience.

Widely regarded as the most effective organization for addressing the explosion in email abuse, MAAWG now represents over half a billion email boxes worldwide. Everyone.net will join this broad range of service providers and vendors, which include top names in the industry, in developing best practices to limit network access to spammers and in identifying new email threats. The organization also serves as the industry's voice on issues of public policy.

Everyone.net places top priority on safeguarding its customers from online threats such as spammers, phishing and denial-of-service attacks. The company's managed, multi-layer security infrastructure, called Total Protection, constantly adapts to stay ahead of the 'bad guys' while also allowing customers to avoid the burden of managing their own email security infrastructure. The Total Protection software-as-a-service (SaaS) suite includes firewall perimeter protection, SpamShield anti-spam, and an extremely sophisticated anti-virus technology, proven in extensive testing to provide the best possible protection against viruses, spyware, zombie attacks, and phishing.

"As a messaging provider, we care deeply about the online safety of our customers and their level of confidence, so that they don't have to worry about security issues," according to Michael Rose, chief executive officer of Everyone.net. "We feel it's crucial for messaging providers to become trusted conduits - 'good Internet citizens' - by whatever means we have at our disposal. So, we are very encouraged by the work among MAAWG members and look forward to participating to make the Internet a safer place for all."

About the Messaging Anti-Abuse Working Group (MAAWG)
The Messaging Anti-Abuse Working Group (MAAWG) is where the messaging industry comes together to work against spam, viruses, denial-of-service attacks and other online exploitation. MAAWG (www.maawg.org) is the only organization addressing messaging abuse holistically by systematically engaging all aspects of the problem, including technology, industry collaboration and public policy. It leverages the depth and experience of its global membership to tackle abuse on existing networks and new emerging services. Headquartered in San Francisco, Calif., MAAWG is an open forum driven by market needs and supported by major network operators and messaging providers.

About Everyone.net
Everyone.net (www.everyone.net), based in San Jose, California, offers highly reliable, secure, hosted email solutions for service providers, businesses and individuals. The company's mission is to provide the advantages of carrier-class email without the expense or complexity, enabling customers to focus on what they do best. The company's customizable email solutions are built on a completely scalable infrastructure and include advanced services such as IMAP and push email as well as anti-spam and virus protection. Everyone.net has provisioned more than 30 million email accounts for over 300,000 domains around the world since 1998.

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Everyone.net's email security solution features anti-spam and anti-virus technology that provides a secure messaging solution for our customers. Our Total Protection suite offers email security with firewall perimeter protection, SpamShield anti-spam, and F-Secure anti-virus technology. Everyone.net is a registered trademark of Everyone.net, Inc. Other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.