2013-02-04 13:13:38 - World’s leading anti-virus firm brings leading mobile product to key Indian Android market
Bitdefender®, the award-winning provider of innovative internet security solutions, has launched its acclaimed mobile security product in India in a crucial step in the global war on the rapid spread of viruses, spyware and fraud via Android smartphones.
Bitdefender Mobile Security, which weds in-the-cloud technology to the company’s years of experience on the front lines of the battle against e-threats, is available immediately to protect smartphone owners in India from the rampant growth threats to their privacy and financial security through their personal devices.
“Mobile Security and Antivirus makes sure your phone is secure and your privacy protected. The application, which taps Bitdefender’s decade of award winning experience fighting electronic threats, offers a robust defense against invasion of privacy, viruses and theft
while saving battery power for its core purpose – communication”, commented Mr. Arghya Sanyal, South Asia Channel Director, Bitdefender.
“India is a key market for the criminals who create the malware that can steal smartphone owners’ money, rob them of privacy, and wreak havoc on their systems,” said Bitdefender Chief Security Strategist Catalin Cosoi. “That also makes India a key market for Bitdefender. We have to fight twice as hard as the criminals. We have to design products that are far more ingenious than their malware and stay awake to new threats 24 hours a day. This is what we do with Bitdefender Mobile Security.”
Besides the world’s best malware scanner with a 99.8 percent detection rate, BMS features an Application Audit that keeps a watchful eye on the permissions of installed applications, Anti-Theft that allows users to track down a lost or stolen device, and Web Security that alerts Android users to lurking threats such as phishing or malware on web pages.
Independent testers from PC Security Labs gave Bitdefender Mobile Security a full five stars after rigorous analysis, stating that “Bitdefender Mobile Security has the advantage of low system resource occupancy while protecting the mobile device.”
Bitdefender is the creator of one of the world's fastest and most effective lines of internationally certified internet security software. Since 2001, the company has been an industry pioneer, introducing and developing award-winning protection. Today, Bitdefender technology secures the digital experience of around 400 million home and corporate users across the globe. Recently, Bitdefender won a series of important awards and accolades in the global security industry, including “Editor’s Choice” by PC Mag for Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2013 and the “GoldAward” by TopTenREVIEWS that confirmed the software’s top spot among 25 tested security products. Bitdefender antivirus technology has also finished top in leading industry tests from both AV Test and AV-Comparatives. More information about Bitdefender's antivirus products is available from the company's security solutions press room. Additionally, Bitdefender publishes the HOTforSecurity blog, a sizzling blend of steamy computer security stories and stimulating visuals that spotlights the seedy underworld of internet fraud, scams, malicious software – and gossip.