BEIJING and DALLAS, Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NQ Mobile™ (NYSE: NQ) a leading global provider of mobile Internet services focusing on security, privacy and productivity, today announced that UK retailer Phones 4u will offer NQ Mobile Security at retail locations across the UK. In-store availability should begin in December 2012. Phones 4u operates over 600 retail locations in the UK.
"Retailers such as Phones 4u are essential collaborators in our efforts to expand globally and protect mobile users across the world," said Omar Khan, Co-Chief Executive Officer, NQ Mobile. "As smart device usage becomes ubiquitous, it is vital to educate customers about mobile security and privacy issues. Phones 4u is taking on an active role in protecting their customers' sensitive mobile information by offering NQ Mobile Security in its retail locations, offering exemplary mobile protection to consumers throughout the UK."
NQ Mobile's flagship application, Mobile Security detects and deletes viruses, malicious URLs, and other threats. NQ Mobile Security has been proven by independent security lab tests, like West Coast Labs Comparative Test, to outperform all competitive mobile security platforms. NQ Mobile Security 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."The NQ Mobile products are a welcome addition to the security solutions out there," said Scott Hooton, Chief Commercial Officer, Phones 4u. "By working with NQ Mobile to offer our customers mobile security products that include anti-virus, anti-theft and loss, privacy protection, we're able to offer our customers increased peace of mind when it comes to mobile phone safety." NQ Mobile Security Features:
- Award-Winning Mobile Security: Fights malware, spyware, phishing, viruses, hacking, and more.
- Privacy Protection: Protects the data stored on your phone, ensuring that your social networking, email, and financial accounts can't be hacked and your personal calls can't be recorded.
- Anti-Theft/Anti-Loss: Remotely locates, locks, or deletes information from a lost or stolen mobile device, and sounds an alarm to help you find it.
- Backup and Restore: Safely and seamlessly stores your contacts so you can easily access them from any Web browser.
- System Optimization: Provides control over running apps and power consumption.
- Traffic Monitoring: Provides real-time updates on data usage and caps on maximum data usage.