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CyberDefender Announces Change to Board of Directors

/ Source: GlobeNewswire

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 1, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CyberDefender Corporation (Nasdaq:CYDE), a provider of Internet security software, utilities and Live PC Support services that work together to maximize online safety for consumers, today announced that Chase Brogan has been appointed as a non-voting Board Observer by GR Match, LLC, an affiliate of Guthy-Renker LLC. He will replace Ben Van de Bunt, Co-CEO of Guthy-Renker LLC, who has resigned from CyberDefender's Board of Directors

"CyberDefender is committed to sound corporate governance practices, and given our deep, multi-faceted business relationship with Guthy-Renker, we jointly felt it was in the best interests of the Company and our stockholders for Mr. Brogan to serve as GR Match's representative to the Company's Board in light of Mr. Van de Bunt's resignation from our Board," said Gary Guseinov, CyberDefender Chief Executive Officer. "I would like to thank Ben for his guidance and contributions to the growth of the Company during his time as a member of our Board, and look forward to continuing our work with him and the rest of the Guthy-Renker team as a strategic partner and stockholder."

Mr. Van de Bunt joined CyberDefender's Board of Directors on August 22, 2009, pursuant to the March 2009 Media and Marketing Services Agreement between CyberDefender and GR Match, LLC. Under this agreement, which has been extended through October 31, 2011, GRM produces television and radio advertisements for CyberDefender's security and optimization products, in addition to purchasing media time on CyberDefender's behalf.

About CyberDefender

CyberDefender Corporation (Nasdaq:CYDE) is a provider of Internet security software, utilities and Live PC Support services that work together to ensure maximum safety for consumers in a digital world. The company develops and markets antispyware/antivirus software and remote, live tech support services. In addition, CyberDefender offers identity protection and computer optimization services. With millions of active users on its cloud based Collaborative Internet Security Network, CyberDefender leverages the power of community to protect its customers from the rapidly growing number of new online threats every year. CyberDefender products are fully compatible with Microsoft's XP, Vista, and 7 Operating systems. All products are available at . IR Site: .


Statements in this public announcement  that are not statements of historical or current fact, including CyberDefender's statements regarding future financial performance and business prospects,  constitute "forward-looking statements" under Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other unknown factors that could cause CyberDefender's actual results to be materially different from the historical results or from any future results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause CyberDefender's results to be materially different from the forward-looking statements include whether CyberDefender will be able to find financing as required  and whether CyberDefender's revenues will eventually exceed its expenses. The forward-looking statements   also are subject generally to other risks and uncertainties that are described from time to time in CyberDefender's reports and registration statements filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which are available for review at .

CONTACT: The Bohle Company for CyberDefender Public Relations: Luis Levy (310) 785-0515 Ext. 204 The Piacente Group Investor Relations: Kristen McNally Lee Roth 212-481-2050