NQ Mobile™ Delivers Optimized Mobile Security and Privacy Solutions for
Qualcomm Reference Design Processors
Innovative anti-virus enhancements at chipset level deliver further defense
against mobile threats targeting consumers and the enterprise
BEIJING and DALLAS, March 12, 2013
BEIJING and DALLAS, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NQ Mobile (NYSE: NQ), a
leading global provider of mobile Internet services, today announced the
availability of its NQ Mobile security solution which has now been optimized
to run on Android devices based on Qualcomm Reference Designs that utilize
Qualcomm Snapdragon™ MSM™ 8x25 processors. NQ Mobile is also planning on
making this optimized version of the NQ Mobile security available to
manufacturers for preload on their devices that use these processors. NQ
Mobile optimized their security solution for these devices by integrating
their unique anti-virus APIs available on these devices.
With NQ Mobile's proprietary cloud-based security and privacy solutions,
consumers and enterprises will have access to even more on-device protection
from mobile threats.
oApp Installation Blocking: Prevents Android users from inadvertently
installing malicious apps by having NQ Mobile certifying applications as
being safe for use before allowing them to be loaded on a device without
interfering with the user experiences.
oCloud-Based Mobile Anti-virus: Being used by over 280 million customers
world-wide, NQ Mobile's cloud-based anti-virus platform brings real-time
defense against malicious software delivered through apps, websites, SMS
oPrivacy Protection: Protects the users' private information, ensuring the
users' social networking, email and financial accounts are not hacked and
personal phone calls are not recorded.
oAnti-Theft/Anti-Loss: Allows users to remotely locate, lock, sound an
alarm and erase information from a lost or stolen mobile device.
"Consumers around the world are becoming more and more aware of mobile
threats, but there are many smartphone owners who are not actively taking
steps to protect their devices," said Gavin Kim, Chief Commercial Officer at
NQ Mobile. "We bring innovative security solutions directly onto Qualcomm
Reference Design devices that utilize the Snapdragon MSM8x25 processors.
These are innovations that our industry needs and our customers are asking
The Qualcomm Reference Design program by Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. offers
industry-leading technical innovation, differentiated hardware and software,
easy customization options that save engineering costs and speed time to
market, access to an ecosystem of software and hardware providers who support
the Qualcomm Reference Design program, and testing and acceptance readiness
for regional and leading operator requirements. To date, the Qualcomm
Reference Design program has launched more than 170 products in collaboration
with more than 40 OEMs with 100 new devices in the pipeline.
About NQ Mobile
NQ Mobile Inc. (NYSE:NQ) is a leading global provider of mobile Internet
services. NQ Mobile is a mobile security pioneer with proven competency to
acquire, engage, and monetize customers globally. NQ Mobile's portfolio
includes mobile security and mobile games & advertising for the consumer
market and consulting, mobile platforms and mobility services for the
enterprise market. As of December 31, 2012, NQ Mobile maintains a large,
global user base of 283 million registered user accounts and 98 million
monthly active user accounts through its consumer mobile security business, 65
million registered user accounts and 13 million monthly active user accounts
through its mobile games & advertising business and over 1,200 enterprise
customers. NQ Mobile maintains dual headquarters in Dallas, Texas, USA and
Beijing, China. For more information on NQ Mobile, please
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