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VirnetX Granted New Security Patent

By August 9, 2011Press Releases

Ninth Patent in 2011 Strengthens Patent Portfolio

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. – August 9, 2011 – VirnetX Holding Corporation (NYSE Amex: VHC), an Internet security software and technology company, today announced that on August 9, 2011, it was granted a new patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office: U.S. Patent # 7,996,539, AGILE NETWORK PROTOCOL FOR SECURE COMMUNICATIONS WITH ASSURED SYSTEM AVAILABILITY.

“This patent, our ninth this year, further increases the value and importance of VirnetX’s patent portfolio as it pertains to the rapidly expanding mobile market,” said Kendall Larsen, VirnetX CEO and President. “In today’s mobile environment patent portfolios are recognized as necessary assets and we believe VirnetX’s patent portfolio is not only necessary but vital to providing security to the 4G mobile market.”

About VirnetX

VirnetX Holding Corporation is an Internet security software and technology company. The Company’s software and technology solutions, including its secure domain name registry and GABRIEL Connection Technology™, are designed to facilitate secure communications and to create a secure environment for real-time communication applications such as instant messaging, VoIP, smart phones, eReaders and video conferencing. The Company’s patent portfolio now includes 21 U.S. and 18 foreign patents and over 100 pending patent applications. For more information, please visit

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Greg Wood
VirnetX Holding Corporation