NetQin Mobile Inc., a global leader in mobile security services, today unveiled NetQin Anti-virus 4.2 Beta, a free application for Android 2.0/2.1/2.2. As the first global application based on cloud-security platform, NetQin Anti-virus 4.2 Beta is designed to protect Android application against viruses and malware. New features of anti-lost and contacts backup also provide full protection for users' data.
According to the statistics of Infonetics Research, mobile security client software market went up 16% in Q2, huge growth expected in 2010 and the mobile security software segment forecasts growth at a 50% compound annual growth rate from 2009 to 2014. Moreover, Android devices have outsold the iPhone in the first half of 2010. Android applications are booming! Statistics show that over 160,000 apps are available for download on Android Market. All these have made Android devices an enticing target for hackers and mobile security threats. NetQin Anti-virus 4.2 Beta for Android devices can make Android device users take full control over their smart-phones with the following features:
-- "Anti-Virus" deletes the latest viruses, Trojans, spyware and malicious fee-deduction software to protect your phone and privacy. Real-time protection is also included to detect threats and ensure device safety during file transmission, network connection and app installation. With NetQin Mobile Anti-virus V4.0, a firewall runs in the background to protect network traffic and privacy. -- "Backup Contacts", a general backup account that allows users to backup and restore contact information seamlessly between Android, Symbian, iOS, etc., avoiding loss of data. -- "Mobile Anti-lost" runs with remote control-like functions, providing worldwide protection for financial losses and privacy leakage. "Anti-lost" allows users to locate a lost phone, sound an alarm on it, and trace where exactly it is. If the user gives up on the possibility of getting the device back, the content on the phone can be completely deleted via simple remote commands sent to the phone.
NetQin Anti-virus 4.2 Beta for Android is available for download at: http://www.netqin.com/en/antivirus/ and the Android Market.
Founded in 2005, backed by Sequoia, Mayfield, Fidelity and Ceyuan VC, NetQin Mobile Inc. (referred to as "NetQin" hereafter) is a global leader in mobile security services, delivers proven mobile security solutions based on a cloud-computing model, including anti-virus, anti-malware, anti-spam, privacy protection, data backup and recovery, as well as data management - to more than 60 million users in more than 200 countries and regions worldwide - to protect them against mobile security threats. As the market leader in mobile security, NetQin holds 64.8% market share of China mobile security market (2010 H1 Whitepaper on China Mobile Security Market by Frost & Sullivan, August 2010), and has received multiple industry awards and honors, including Technology Pioneer 2011 by the World Economic Forum, and the 2009 China Frost & Sullivan Award for Mobile Security Market Leadership.
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Source: NetQin Mobile Inc