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Commtouch Introduces On-Premise Email Security Services for Service Providers

January 10, 2013

MCLEAN, Virginia, January 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –

Commtouch(R) (NASDAQ: CTCH), a leading provider of Internet security technology and
cloud-based security services, today announced the general availability of Commtouch
On-Premise Email Security services for the service provider market. The launch marks the
first new product delivered under the Commtouch strategy to provide OEM vendor and service
provider partners the technologies and services they need to deliver cloud-based email
Security-as-a-Service (SecaaS).

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On-Premise Email Security augments the existing market-leading messaging security
suite that includes: Commtouch Anti-spam, Virus Outbreak Detection, IP Reputation, and AV,
which are cloud-assisted services for service provider environments. The new services
deliver additional simplified messaging security and optimization functionality, enabling
Commtouch to better address the requirements of any service provider that offers email
services to end users.

With the new solution, Commtouch partners can more effectively address the twin
challenges of improving email Quality of Service (QoS) for customers while reversing the
ever-rising cost of service delivery. Because the new services include technology,
process, and people, efficiency can be achieved even when partners lack internal resources
to manage email security efforts, or they have a complex email infrastructure requiring a
customized solution.

The new solution leverages email security technology assets which Commtouch acquired
as part of its purchase of Eleven GmbH. The Eleven products are already in use at global
organizations such as BMW, SAP, Siemens and Deutsche Telekom / T-Online.

“Our launch of Commtouch On-Premise Email Security for security providers further
expands our worldwide opportunity for growth,” said Shlomi Yanai, CEO of Commtouch. “This
new service continues the transformation of Commtouch from a vendor of security technology
components and cloud-assisted detection services, to a Security-as-a-Service supplier that
can provide partners with options to greatly lower cost, simplify ownership, and maximize
performance for email. Commtouch On-Premise Email Security offers market-proven benefits
for service providers desiring the highest level of email security without the
ever-increasing expense typically associated with achieving it.”

For more information, visit http://www.commtouch.com/email-security-on-premise.

About Commtouch

Commtouch(R) (NASDAQ: CTCH) is a leading provider of Internet security technology and
cloud-based services for vendors and service providers, increasing the value and
profitability of our customers’ solutions by protecting billions of Internet transactions
on a daily basis. With six global data centers and award-winning, patented technology,
Commtouch’s email, Web, and antivirus capabilities easily integrate into our customers’
products and solutions, keeping more than 350 million end users safe. To learn more, visit

http://www.commtouch.com.

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Commtouch is a registered trademark of Commtouch. U.S. Patent No. 6,330,590 is owned by
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This press release contains forward-looking statements, including projections about
our business, within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section
21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. For example, statements in the future tense,
and statements including words such as “expect,” “plan,” “estimate,” “anticipate,” or
“believe” are forward-looking statements. These statements are based on information
available to us at the time of the release; we assume no obligation to update any of them.
The statements in this release are not guarantees of future performance and actual results
could differ materially from our current expectations as a result of numerous factors,
including business conditions and growth or deterioration in the Internet market, commerce
and the general economy, both domestic as well as international; fewer than expected
new-partner relationships; competitive factors, including pricing pressures; technological
developments, and products offered by competitors; the ability of our OEM partners to
successfully penetrate markets with products integrated with Commtouch technology; a
slower than expected acceptance rate for our newer product offerings; availability of
qualified staff; and technological difficulties and resource constraints encountered in
developing new products, as well as those risks described in the text of this press
release and the company’s Annual Reports on Form 20-F and reports on Form 6-K, which are
available through http://www.sec.gov.

        Company Contact:
        Brian Briggs, Chief Financial Officer
        Commtouch
        +1-703-760-3444
        brian.briggs@commtouch.com

        Israel Investor Relations Contact:
        Iris Lubitch
        EffectiveIR
        +972-54-252-8007
        iris@EffectiveIR.co.il

        U.S. Investor Contact:
        Christopher Chu
        Grayling
        +1-646-284-9400
        commtouch@grayling.com

        Commtouch Media Contact:
        Matthew Zintel
        Zintel Public Relations
        +1-281-444-1590
        matthew.zintel@zintelpr.com


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