NQ Mobile(TM) Launches App Store Security for HTC's App Store in China

    NQ Mobile(TM) Launches App Store Security for HTC's App Store in China

PR Newswire

BEIJING and DALLAS, Dec. 12, 2012

BEIJING and DALLAS, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --NQ Mobile (NYSE: NQ), a
leading global provider of mobile Internet services, and HTC, a global leader
in mobile innovation and design, today announced the launch of a proprietary
security check service for HTC's App Store in mainland China. The
collaboration demonstrates a strong commitment to protecting mobile users
against a growing number of mobile threats.

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Leveraging NQ Mobile's leadership in the detection of risks including spyware,
phishing and viruses, the service will ensure a safe downloading channel for
end users by identifying malicious software before it can be circulated. The
collaboration will bring a pre-scanning service from NQ Mobile for all
applications and plug-ins prior to their inclusion in HTC's App Store. This
will protect the growing number of HTC subscribers from the ever-increasing
risks of mobile viruses and malware by preventing harmful downloads from being
made available in HTC's App Store in the first place.

"Guaranteeing a safe mobile environment is a large undertaking, and we are
proud that HTC is joining NQ Mobile to stop malware before it has a chance to
harm consumers," commented Gavin Kim, Chief Product Officer, NQ Mobile. "We
look forward to helping HTC subscribers get the most out of their mobile
experience and enjoy the assurance of threat-free downloads."

"With HTC's philosophy of pursuing excellence, the security service experts of
NQ Mobile were the natural choice of partner for our efforts to curtail the
spread of mobile malware," said Ray Yam, corporate VP and head of HTC
Communication in China. "We are happy that our customers will now have the
confidence that ours is a world-leading, secure mobile phone environment."

NQ Mobile's cloud-based database contains one of the world's largest catalogs
of mobile threat intelligence in existence, containing well over one billion
risk assessed and rated URLs and 1,400,000 mobile applications. Ranked first
place in West Coast Labs' "Mobile Phone Security Test 2011" this database is
responsible for first detecting and resolving over 75% of all new mobile
threats worldwide.

About NQ Mobile

NQ Mobile Inc. (NYSE:NQ) is a leading global provider of trusted mobile
Internet services built on its world-class acquisition, engagementand
monetization platform. The company was one of the first to recognize the
growing security threats targeting smartphone users and now has about 242
million registered and 85 million active user accounts globally. NQ Mobile's
cloud-basedtrust platform has been recognized by third-party testing
facilities around the world as the most effective solution for detecting and
combating mobile threats. NQ Mobile is recognized as a global pioneer in
mobile innovation and technology leadership. NQ Mobile maintains dual
headquarters in Dallas, TX, USA and Beijing, China. For more information on NQ
Mobile, please visithttp://www.nq.com.

About HTC

Founded in 1997, HTC Corp. (HTC) is the creator of many award-winning mobile
devices and industry firsts. By putting people at the center of everything it
does, HTC pushes the boundaries of design and technology to create innovative
and personal experiences for consumers around the globe. HTC's portfolio
includes smartphones and tablets powered by HTC Sense®, a multilayered
graphical user interface that vastly improves user experience. HTC is listed
on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE: 2498). For more information, please
visitwww.htc.com.

SOURCE NQ Mobile Inc.

Website: http://www.nq.com
Website: http://www.htc.com
Contact: NQ Mobile, Kim Titus, +1-972-841-0506, kim.titus@nq.com or MWW Group,
Alex Fencl, +1-214-414-3330, afencl@mww.com
 
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