NQ Mobile™ Contributes tips to the FCC's New Cross Platform Smartphone Security Checker

    NQ Mobile™ Contributes tips to the FCC's New Cross Platform Smartphone
                               Security Checker

PR Newswire

DALLAS, Dec. 24, 2012

DALLAS, Dec. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With the Federal Communications
Commission (FCC) reporting that more than 40 percent of smartphone users have
no antivirus software on their smartphones and less than 50 percent use
password protection, how can you better protect your mobile devices? The FCC
has your answer.

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NQ Mobile contributed to the FCC's new Smartphone Security Checker. The tool
was developed in collaboration with government experts, smartphone developers,
and private IT and security companies like NQ Mobile. The checker allows
consumers to create a customized 10-step security checklist tailored to their
smartphone's operating system (Apple iOS, Android, BlackBerry, or Windows
Phone).

To help your friends and family stay safe this holiday season, visit
http://www.fcc.gov/smartphone-security. The site will walk you through the
following:

  oHow to set pins and passwords for your smartphone
  oDownload security apps that enable remote locating and data wiping
  oBack-up the data on your smartphone if your device is lost or stolen
  oWipe data on your old phone and where to go to donate, resell or recycle
    it
  oSafely use public Wi-Fi networks and what steps to take if your phone is
    stolen

It's crucial that consumers around the nation become educated about growing
mobile malware threats and learn how to protect their mobile devices. By
offering a security solution like the new FCC security checker, we're actively
assuring that the public has access to tools that will insure the safety and
security of their valuable mobile data.

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.

SOURCE NQ Mobile Inc.

Website: http://www.nq.com
Contact: Kim Titus, NQ Mobile, kim.titus@nq.com, +1-972-841-0506
 
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