AVG and Yandex Deliver Mobile Security to Customers with Android Devices
AMSTERDAM and SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 9, 2013
AMSTERDAM and SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --AVG
TechnologiesN.V. (NYSE: AVG), the provider of Internet and mobile security,
privacy and optimization to 155 million active users, today announced that it
has extended its relationship with Yandex (NASDAQ: YNDX), Russia's leading
Internet search provider. Owners of Android devices who download AVG AntiVirus
PRO v3.3 for Android™ before the end of 2013 from the Yandex.Store will
receive a perpetual license for free to help keep their Android device
protected and optimized.
AVG AntiVirus PRO v3.3 for Android™ is AVG's premium security app that helps
protect mobile devices from viruses, malware, spyware and online exploitation
in real-time. Yandex.Store is one of the largest alternative applications
stores for Android devices with more than 50,000 apps available to users
"The rapid uptake of connected mobile devices has created a valuable channel
for cybercriminals to reach unsuspecting consumers. We're delighted to work
with Yandex to bring mobile security to its customers, helping them to feel
safe online, no matter what device they are using," said Omri Sigelman, AVG
Technologies. "The AVG AntiVirus PRO v3.3 for Android™ app delivers powerful
tools, ranging from real-time app scanning to privacy controls and battery
tune-ups, to help protect users while improving the performance of their
This is the next step in the growing relationship between AVG and Yandex. Both
companies already provide the AVG Safeguard™ Toolbar to Yandex's search
customers in Turkey.
About AVG AntiVirus PRO v3.3 for Android™
Safe Web Surfing: helps protect your device when you are browsing the web from
oActively checks web addresses in real time with AVG LinkScanner®, to help
you make the right decisions online.
Safety: combats viruses and malware so you can download media and apps with
oSIM Lock - SIM Lock, which is set up from the Anti-theft menu, locks your
lost or stolen phone to prevent others from replacing your phone's SIM
oCamera Trap - If the in-built Anti-Theft function records three failed
attempts by an intruder to unlock your phone, it takes a photo of them
with the phone's front-facing camera. The photo is then emailed to you
with an alert to the attempted break-in.
oApp Scanner - scans apps to help ensure that malware will not infect your
device. Scans run manually or you can easily set up automatic daily or
oFile Scanner - scans for malware, spyware, viruses and lets you remove
them with a simple click. Protects your phone while you're using your
favorite apps, keeping your contacts, bookmarks, text messages, music and
videos safe. Choose between running manual scans or setting up automatic
daily or weekly scans.
oOnly available with AVG AntiVirus PRO, App Locker enables you to lock your
apps individually and secure them from being accessed by others using your
phone. You can also back them up on your SD (Secure Digital) card.
About AVG Technologies (NYSE: AVG)
AVG's mission is to simplify, optimize and secure the Internet experience,
providing peace of mind to a connected world. AVG's powerful yet easy-to-use
software and online services put users in control of their Internet
experience. By choosing AVG's software and services, users become part of a
trusted global community that benefits from inherent network effects, mutual
protection and support. AVG has grown its user base to155 million active
users as of June 30, 2013 and offers a product portfolio that targets the
consumer and small business markets and includes Internet security, PC
performance optimization, online backup, mobile security, identity protection
and family safety software.
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