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|NQ Mobile Anti Virus 4.8 for Android Awarded Checkmark Mobile Security Certification from West Coast Labs|
BEIJING and SAN FRANCISCO, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --
NQ Mobile Inc. ("NQ Mobile" or the "Company") (NYSE: NQ), a leading provider of consumer-centric mobile security and productivity applications, today announced that its Android mobile security application, Mobile Anti Virus 4.8, has achieved third-party Checkmark Certification from West Coast Labs.
West Coast Labs is awarding the Checkmark Mobile Security Certification to NQ Mobile, after completing the extensive Anti-Malware testing of the Checkmark Mobile Security accreditation, which includes detection of 100% of the viruses in the testing process.
Designed to enhance mobile communication productivity, a highlight of NQ Mobile Anti Virus 4.8 for Android, is the recently added feature "Privacy Eraser" that allows the user to easily delete communication logs that the user doesn't want others to see and the PREMIUM feature "Private Space" to conceal communication and personal contacts for privacy. In addition, the new features help the user block unwanted calls, filter spam SMS, and back up contacts. The NQ Mobile Anti Virus 4.8 is available for free to download directly from the Android Market on supported Android devices or from the following link: http://www.nq.com
"We are pleased to receive the world's leading industry product certification in mobile security as it is a testament to the rigorous process our team of researchers go through to develop NQ Mobile's portfolio of mobile security solutions," said Dr. Henry Yu Lin, Chairman and CEO of NQ Mobile.
"Security attacks are on the rise and increasingly so in the mobile environment," said Lysa Myers, director of research, West Coast Labs. "With the Checkmark Mobile Security Certification for NQ Mobile Anti Virus, end-users can be assured that the solution has been fully tested in a real-time environment and can help to offer protection against emerging security threats."
Checkmark is the world's leading content security certification system for information security products and services and is a highly regarded program that provides end users with confirmation of the effective functionality and performance of a product or service. In all of its testing, West Coast Labs uses live malware not simulators or virtual test networks. Certification test suites accurately reflect the malware threats faced by corporate networks worldwide.
About West Coast Labs Checkmark Certification
Checkmark is probably the world's leading certification system for information security products and services. This highly regarded and leading-edge accreditation program provides a level of assurance across a wide range of technologies that products and services perform to performance standards accepted world-wide.
About West Coast Labs
Part of the Haymarket Media Group, West Coast Labs is a global leader in technical research, testing and the Checkmark Certification of information security products and services. With market-leading technology and testing facilities accredited to ISO17025 in the UK, USA and India, West Coast Labs' services and the Checkmark Certification System are used by the leading global brands to create market advantage and by large business enterprises for obtaining crucial technical insight into product performance.
About NQ Mobile
Headquartered in Beijing, China, NQ Mobile Inc. is a leading provider of consumer-centric mobile Internet services focusing on security and productivity. NQ Mobile was one of the first companies to recognize the growing security threats targeting smartphone users and is now a leading SaaS-provider of consumer-centric mobile security and productivity services, serving both greater China and global clients. The company focuses on serving clients in three key sectors: 1) mobile security, providing mobile security services to protect users from mobile malware threats, data theft, and privacy intrusion; 2) mobile productivity, providing mobile productivity services designed to intelligently enhance time and relationship management; 3) personalized intelligent cloud services, providing personalized intelligent cloud services such as "NQ Space", which is accessible through a variety of Internet-enabled devices to provide a tailored user experience.
SOURCE NQ Mobile Inc.