As a public service, NQ Mobile has posted an anti-malware app to help protect all Android users. It can be found at http://anquan.nq.com/download/ThiefKiller_SubCoopID_0.apk.
To prevent the spread of these kinds of threats, NQ has provided its RiskRanker cloud scanning engine to China's top mobile carriers including, China Mobile and China Unicom. RiskRanker has also been provided to Baidu to enhance the security scanning capability of Baidu Mobile Services.
NQ Mobile technology enables curbing the spread of malware such as Bill Shocker and variants across borders and oceans. However, this is an important reminder that these threats are very real and can have devastating effects. With its proprietary threat detection system that includes the collective intelligence provided by users in more than 150 countries, NQ Mobile finds most threats before anyone else.
Tips to Avoid InfectionTo avoid becoming a victim, please follow common-sense guidelines for smartphone security: 1) Only download applications from trusted sources, reputable application stores, and markets, and be sure to check reviews, ratings and developer information before downloading. 2) Never accept application requests from unknown sources. Closely monitor permissions requested by any application; an application should not request permission to do more than what it offers in its official list of features. 3) Be alert for unusual behavior on the part of mobile phones and be sure to download a trusted security application that can scan the applications being downloaded onto your mobile device. NQ Mobile Security users are already fully protected from the Bill Shocker threat. NQ Mobile Security™ for Android is available for download at http://www.nq.com/mobilesecurity and on Android Market.  SINO Market Research Co. Ltd, Q3, 2012 About NQ Mobile NQ Mobile Inc. (NYSE: NQ) is a leading global provider of trusted mobile Internet services built on its world-class acquisition, engagement and monetization platform. The company was one of the first to recognize the growing security threats targeting smartphone users and now has about 242 million registered and 85 million active user accounts globally. NQ Mobile's cloud-based trust platform has been recognized by third-party testing facilities around the world as the most effective solution for detecting and combating mobile threats. NQ Mobile is recognized as a global pioneer in mobile innovation and technology leadership. NQ Mobile maintains dual headquarters in Dallas, TX, USA and Beijing, China. For more information on NQ Mobile, please visit http://www.nq.com.
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