BEIJING and DALLAS, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NQ Mobile™ (NYSE: NQ) a leading global provider of mobile Internet services focusing on security, privacy and productivity, today announced that authorized Verizon dealer Wireless will offer NQ Mobile Guard, Vault for Android and Family Guardian at more than 80 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.
"Retailers such as Wireless are essential collaborators in our efforts to protect mobile users throughout the U.S.," said Omar Khan, Co-Chief Executive Officer, NQ Mobile. "By educating their customers about the security, privacy and family mobile safety issues and offering access to solutions such as NQ Mobile's, Wireless is taking an active role in protecting their customers vital mobile information.""Wireless recognizes that a safe mobile experience is essential for customers as data devices continue to increase in popularity and replace other connected devices," said Anthony Snare, Director, Wireless. "We are thrilled to partner with a global leader in mobile security solutions, which allows us to offer unparalleled security, privacy and family protection services for our Verizon mobile products nationwide." 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, videos and other sensitive information on their smartphones.