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Smith Micro Software's Consumer Group Releases Internet Cleanup 5 For The Mac

Feb 06, 2008
Internet Cleanup 5.0 Provides Greater Protection From The Latest Internet Threats And Enhanced Privacy Protection

ALISO VIEJO, CA - Smith Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMSI) Consumer Group today announced the release of Internet Cleanup™ 5.0 for the Mac, the newest version of its popular privacy protection software. In addition to existing features such as SpyAlert™ and NetBlockade™, Internet Cleanup 5 now boasts Device Sentry™, a new solution that stops pod-slurping and other forms of data theft by preventing thieves from mounting iPods, thumb drives, or other external USB or Firewire devices to a machine without authorization, as well as a revised interface designed for ease-of-use and full compatibility with Mac OS 10.5 Leopard. For more information about Internet Cleanup 5.0, please visit

Internet Cleanup 5.0 is a comprehensive collection of tools that help protect privacy and improve the Internet experience. Other new tools include Bookmark Manager, which allows users to synchronize all bookmarks between web browsers and has the ability to validate bookmarks to ensure each link is still alive and active. Simple File Hider protects privacy by hiding any file or folder from snoopers. Internet cleanup 5 also offers the ability to automatically e-mail detailed results of scheduled tasks to an e-mail address.

Internet Cleanup is compatible with both Intel and PowerPC Macintosh computers. Existing tools including SpyAlert, Network SpyAlert and NetBlockade have many new enhancements making them more effective and easier to use. Internet Cleanup 5 also now offers burn-to-disc and duplicate to StuffIt archive capabilities, and Move to StuffIt Archive actions have been added for applying to search results.

"With powerful new features designed to keep your Mac safe, organized, and running at its best, Internet Cleanup 5 makes managing your important files and maintaining your privacy easier and faster than ever," said Fletcher Wu, Product Manager, Smith Micro Software, Inc. "Smith Micro has built upon its popular and affordable Internet Cleanup software to offer advanced protection tools for the Mac such as Device Sentry and Simple File Hider to stop potential thieves and hide folders from snoopers. We've also added new functionality to simplify the process of managing files on your Mac, including features like BookMark Manager, Connection Viewer and Automatic Schedule Email that help streamline the user experience."

New Features:

  • NEW! Device Sentry - Stops pod-slurping and other forms of data theft by preventing thieves from mounting iPods, thumb drives, or other external USB or Firewire devices without authorization
  • NEW! Bookmark Manager - Easily synchronizes bookmarks for all web browsers on the Mac
  • NEW! Simple File Hider- Protects privacy by hiding any file or folder in Finder from snoopers
  • NEW! Connection Viewer - Ability to take control and stop suspicious programs from phoning home by determining what information is being sent and received from any program that is attempting to connect to the Internet.
  • NEW! E-mail results for Schedule - Includes the ability to automatically e-mail detailed results of scheduled tasks to an e-mail address

Significant Enhancements and Improvements:

  • Newly designed interface makes using Internet Cleanup easier than ever
  • Provides full support for Mac OS X 10.5 "Leopard"
  • SpyAlert feature blocks over 30 new additions of keyloggers and other types of spyware programs
  • MailCleaner function fully supports Mozilla Thunderbird 2 email client
  • Internet File Finder now supports the latest versions of all supported web browsers
  • Scheduled tasks now have the ability to notify the user of any missed tasks and provides options that allow the ability to automatically reschedule
  • Users now have the ability to get answers to questions with ease through the Contextual Help feature
  • IM Log Cleaner supports the newest versions of all supported instant message clients
  • Improved NetBlockade feature blocks more ads and pop ups

Pricing and Availability:

The MSRP for Internet Cleanup 5.0 is $29.99. The application is available at the Smith Micro web store at: and popular retailers, catalogs and distribution partners worldwide.Registered users of any version of Internet Cleanup can upgrade to Internet Cleanup 5.0 for $19.99. This offer is available for a limited time. To upgrade, please visit: a Free trial version at

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System Requirements:

Internet Cleanup 5.0 requires Mac OS 10.4.1(Tiger) or higher, fully compatible with Mac OS 10.5.x (Leopard). Internet Cleanup 5 is Universal Binary, compatible with both Intel and PowerPC Macintosh computers.

About Smith Micro Software, Inc.:

Smith Micro Software, Inc., headquartered in Aliso Viejo, California, with offices in Europe and Asia, develops and markets wireless multimedia and communications solutions, mobile device management products, image and data compression solutions and many award winning software products. Smith Micro's complete line of products is available through Smith Micro's Enterprise, Channel and OEM Sales Groups, and direct from our websites, retail and value-added resellers (VARs) partners. Smith Micro's common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol SMSI.

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