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Qualcomm delivers enhanced security features for Eudora 5.01 e-mail software program

April 20, 2001

QUALCOMM Incorporated, a leader in digital wireless communications and advanced electronic messaging solutions for the Internet, announced the commercial release of Eudora 5.1 software, the popular e-mail program for Windows and Macintosh users. The new version offers support for the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) Internet security standard, enabling more secure connections for sending and receiving e-mail. Users of the new Eudora software will have greater levels of privacy and security when using e-mail and conducting online transactions from their home computers.

QUALCOMM's Eudora 5.1 e-mail program provides time-saving tools to better manage e-mail and communicate more effectively and securely. Eudora 5.1 e-mail software introduces the following new features:

Support for RSA SSL Security - Includes the widely used RSA SSL security for heightened privacy. Allows secure connections through POP, IMAP or SMTP servers for sending and receiving e-mail.

Support for Apple Computer's Mac OS X - Provides users with a native solution for e-mail under Mac OS X. Eudora is the first third-party e-mail client available natively for Mac OS X. This version of Eudora is currently in beta test and can be downloaded at

Improved Eudora Sharing Protocol Feature - Enhanced Wizard guides users through the set-up process for file sharing. Supports file moves and illustrates share group file updates in an activity log in the user interface.

Netscape Messenger Importing - Supports importing of e-mail, settings and address book to the desktop client version of Netscape Messenger (Windows Eudora 5.1 only).

Address Book Syncing - Mac users are now able to synchronize address book entries between their desktop e-mail client and their Palm OS-based device via the EudoraMail conduit.


Eudora 5.1 is available in Sponsored and Paid modes. Consumers can access the full-featured Eudora 5.1 program for free when used in Sponsored mode, which displays advertising in the user interface. For Paid mode, in which no ads are displayed, there is a charge of $49.95 (MSRP). Eudora 5.1 e-mail software can be downloaded at

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