LoJack for Mobile Devices Theft Recovery Solution for Android Smartphones Now
Available for the Samsung GALAXY S4
VANCOUVER, July 17, 2013
Consumers Can Now Purchase the First Theft Recovery Solution for Android
VANCOUVER, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Absolute® Software Corporation (TSX:
ABT), the industry standard for persistent endpoint security and management
solutions for computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones, today announced
LoJack™ for Mobile Devices is now available for purchase for protecting
Android smartphones starting with the Samsung GALAXY S4.
LoJack for Mobile Devices is the first Consumer theft recovery solution for
Android smartphones and available for purchase through the LoJack for Mobile
Devices website. Leveraging the same Absolute persistence technology used in
Computrace® LoJack® for Laptops, the solution cannot be removed by a factory
reset once the app is installed by the user and activated. When a protected
Samsung GALAXY S4 smartphone is stolen, the Absolute Investigations and
Recovery Services team will work with law enforcement globally to get the
device back. Users can also remotely lock, locate their device or delete
sensitive files to prevent identity theft.
"Absolute's Computrace and LoJack for Laptops have provided trusted theft
protection and theft recovery for laptops and desktop computers for almost 20
years. Now we have expanded our support through LoJack for Mobile Devices to
Android smartphones starting with the Samsung GALAXY S4," said Mark Grace,
Vice President, Consumer at Absolute Software. "Smartphone theft is a
worldwide epidemic; I commend Samsung for working with us to take steps to
stop this serious issue using Absolute persistence technology. With Absolute
persistence technology embedded in Samsung GALAXY S4 smartphones, the owner
can activate the 'kill switch' and with LoJack for Mobile Devices tracking and
location solution those responsible for theft can be identified or located and
"Laptops, netbooks, tablets and smartphones embedded with Absolute
persistence, and protected with Absolute Computrace, allow investigators such
as ours to work collaboratively with the Absolute Investigations and Recovery
team to recover these devices when they are reported stolen," said Sherriff
Leon Lott at Richland County Sheriff's Department. "Now that Absolute
persistence is embedded in the Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone, device thieves
will be deterred and if they are stolen, we can work with the Absolute
Recovery team to recover them."
LoJack for Mobile Devices is available in North America starting at $29.99 for
a one year subscription. For more information: www.lojackformobiledevices.com
About Absolute Software
Absolute Software Corporation (TSX: ABT) is the industry standard in
persistent endpoint security and management for computers, laptops, tablets
and smartphones. The Company, a leader in device security and management
tracking for 20 years, has over 30,000 commercial customers worldwide.
Absolute's solutions - Computrace, Absolute Manage®, Absolute Service,
Absolute Secure Drive, and Computrace LoJack for Laptops - provide
organizations with actionable intelligence to prove compliance, securely
manage BYOD, and deliver comprehensive visibility and control over all of
their devices and data. Absolute is positioned on two Gartner, Inc. Magic
Quadrants - the Magic Quadrant for Client Management Tools and the Magic
Quadrant for Mobile Device Management Software. Absolute is one of only four
vendors to be recognized on both Magic Quadrants based on providing customers
with the ability to secure and manage many different types of devices using a
single solution. Absolute persistence technology is embedded in the firmware
of computers, netbooks, tablets and smartphones by global leaders, including
Acer, ASUS, Dell, Fujitsu, HP, Lenovo, Motion, Panasonic, Samsung, and
Toshiba, and the Company has reselling partnerships with these OEMs and
others, including Apple. For more information about Absolute Software, visit
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