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VirnetX Asserts New Patent in Apple Lawsuit

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VirnetX™ Holding Corporation (NYSE: VHC), an Internet security software and technology company, announced today that it has been granted two new patents, U.S. Patent No. 8,504,696 ("'696 patent"), System and Method Employing an Agile Network Protocol for Secure Communications Using Secure Domain Names, and U.S. Patent No. 8,504,697 ("'697 patent"), System and Method Employing an Agile Network Protocol for Secure Communications Using Secure Domain Names, by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

VirnetX also announced that it has filed papers with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas seeking to add allegations that Apple Inc., defendant in its currently-pending patent infringement lawsuit, VirnetX Inc. et al v. Apple Inc., (Case 6:12-cv-00855-LED) infringes the new '697 patent. The accused products in this lawsuit include the iPhone 5, iPod Touch 5th Generation, iPad 4th Generation, iPad mini, and the latest Macintosh computers.

"We are very pleased to add these new patents to our patent portfolio," said Kendall Larsen, VirnetX CEO and President. "Our patent portfolio consists of quality, essential patents and we believe these new patents will strengthen our ongoing licensing efforts to the mobile markets."

About VirnetX

VirnetX Holding Corporation is an Internet security software and technology company with patented technology for secure communications including 4G LTE security. 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 includes 23 U.S. and 41 international patents and over 100 pending applications. For more information, please visit www.virnetx.com.

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