BEIJING and DALLAS, Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NQ Mobile™ (NYSE: NQ), a leading global provider of mobile Internet services focusing on security, privacy and productivity, today announced that GoWireless will now offer NQ Mobile's award-winning applications including NQ Mobile Guard, NQ Mobile Vault for Android and NQ Family Guardian to its customers at more than 350 retail locations across the United States.
NQ Mobile Guard detects and deletes viruses, malicious URLs, and other threats before a user even knows they exist. NQ Mobile's security technology, which powers NQ Mobile Guard, outperformed all competitive mobile security platforms in a West Coast Labs Comparative Test. NQ Mobile's security technology was also a top performer in effectiveness, with a 99 percent malware detection rate, in research conducted by AV-TEST Institute, a leading international and independent service provider in the fields of IT security and anti-virus research."As a leading global provider of mobile security and privacy solutions, NQ Mobile is pleased to announce GoWireless as a new partner in our efforts to protect mobile users throughout the U.S.," said Omar Khan, Co-Chief Executive Officer, NQ Mobile. "By educating wireless users about security and privacy threats and offering NQ Mobile's leading end-point protection, GoWireless is helping users protect and secure their vital mobile data and personal information." "As one of the largest Verizon Wireless Premium Retailers in the country, GoWireless is committed to providing our customers with the finest customer service in the industry," said John Salisbury, Chief Operating Officer, GoWireless. "We are delighted to be able to offer our customers the best mobile protection on the market with NQ Mobile Guard, NQ Mobile Vault for Android and NQ Family Guardian." NQ Mobile Vault for Android was launched earlier this year and has become a top app on Google Play with an average user rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. The app allows consumers to password protect and encrypt photos and videos on their smartphones.