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.
Newest to NQ's line of products is NQ Family Guardian, a unique parental mobile management services suite for safety and monitoring that comprises a mobile app that is downloaded and installed on the child's smartphone along with a web-based control center that is accessible from any desktop or mobile browser. The app is currently available for Android devices, while the control-center is compatible with any web browser.
In 2001 Shawn Cunix founded Wireless to provide Verizon Wireless services to central Ohio. Introducing a visionary perspective to the industry, Wireless has taken client satisfaction to an unprecedented level. Wireless has grown from one store and a handful of employees to 80-plus stores with over 300 employees spread across the United States. http://www.wearewireless.com.
About NQ Mobile
NQ Mobile Inc. (NYSE: NQ) is a leading global provider of mobile Internet services focusing on security, privacy and productivity. The company was one of the first to recognize the growing security threats targeting smartphone users and is now a leading provider of Freemium subscription services with approximately 200 million registered user accounts in over 150 countries. NQ Mobile's proprietary, cloud-based security solution has been recognized by third-party testing facilities around the world as the most effective solution for detecting and combating mobile threats. NQ Mobile was bestowed the 2011 Technology Pioneer Award by the World Economic Forum for its technology leadership and innovation in mobile security. To facilitate global expansion, NQ Mobile headquarters are co-located in Beijing, China and Dallas, TX, USA. For more information on NQ Mobile, please visit www.nq.com.
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