Intentia's Internal Investigation Regarding Information Leaks Shows that the Reuters News Agency Broke into Intentia's I

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Intentia's Internal Investigation Regarding Information Leaks Shows that the Reuters News Agency Broke into Intentia's IT Systems Stockholm, Sweden -Intentia International (publ.) announces the results of its internal investigation launched due to circumstances around the fact that Reuters published Intentia's third quarter results for 2002 prior to the scheduled publication on October 24th. "The investigation has been detailed and has included all relevant staff and processes that handle confidential information, as well as technical security," said Thomas Ahlerup, Head of Corporate and Investor relations of Intentia International AB. The investigation has shown that there was an unauthorized entry via an IP-address belonging to Reuters. The entry took place at 12:51 pm on October 24th 2002, prior to the publication of the interim report for the third quarter of 2002. At approximately 12:57 pm, Reuters published the first news flash giving information on Intentia's third quarter result, without prior confirmation from the Company. Intentia issued its earnings report ahead of schedule at 1:22 pm that same day. "The incident has severely damaged confidence in us as individuals and in Intentia as a company," says Björn Algkvist, CEO of Intentia International AB. "We question the methods used by Reuters, and our judgement is that we cannot rule out the possibility of illegal actions. As a consequence we will file criminal charges regarding the incident," says Björn Algkvist. On Thursday, Intentia contacted the Stockholm Stock Exchange regarding an internal investigation of the incident. "We will disclose to the Stockholm Stock Exchange all technical details on how the intrusion was made, which will allow them to share this information with other listed companies, so that actions preventing similar events in the future can be made," concludes Björn Algkvist. More... For further information please contact: Björn Algkvist CEO Intentia International AB Phone: + 46 8 5552 5605 Cell phone: + 46 733 27 5605 Håkan Gyrulf VP and CFO Intentia International AB Phone: + 46 8 5552 5825 Cell phone: + 46 733 27 5825 Thomas Ahlerup Head of Corporate -and Investor Relations Intentia International AB Phone: + 46 8 5552 5766 Fax + 46 8 5552 5999 Cell phone: + 46 733 27 5766 E-mail: Niklas Björkqvist Legal Counsel Intentia International AB Phone + 46 8 5552 5249 Cell phone: + 46 733 27 5249 About Intentia Intentia is one of the world's leading suppliers of collaboration solutions. Our vision is to become the leading global collaboration solutions vendor by supplying our customers with tomorrow's solutions today. Intentia offers a one-stop shop for all collaboration needs within numerous industry segments. We develop, implement and maintain our own solutions to produce the highest possible level of customer satisfaction. The Intentia Solution consists of applications covering customer relationship management (CRM), enterprise management (ENM), supply chain management (SCM), business performance measurement (BPM), e-business and value chain collaboration (VCC). Intentia has more than 3,200 employees and serves over 3,400 customers in the manufacturing, maintenance and distribution industries via a global network spanning some 40 countries. Intentia is a public company traded on the Stockholm Stock Exchange (XSSE) under the symbol INT B. Visit Intentia's Web site at ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker The following files are available for download: