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NQ Mobile™ Contributes tips to the FCC's New Cross Platform Smartphone Security Checker
By: PR Newswire
Dec. 24, 2012 08:00 AM
DALLAS, Dec. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) reporting that more than 40 percent of smartphone users have no antivirus software on their smartphones and less than 50 percent use password protection, how can you better protect your mobile devices? The FCC has your answer.
NQ Mobile contributed to the FCC's new Smartphone Security Checker. The tool was developed in collaboration with government experts, smartphone developers, and private IT and security companies like NQ Mobile. The checker allows consumers to create a customized 10-step security checklist tailored to their smartphone's operating system (Apple iOS, Android, BlackBerry, or Windows Phone).
To help your friends and family stay safe this holiday season, visit http://www.fcc.gov/smartphone-security. The site will walk you through the following:
It's crucial that consumers around the nation become educated about growing mobile malware threats and learn how to protect their mobile devices. By offering a security solution like the new FCC security checker, we're actively assuring that the public has access to tools that will insure the safety and security of their valuable mobile data.
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