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December 18, 2009 17:02 ET

NetQin Enters North American Retail Market Through Partnership With PhoneGuard

BEIJING--(Marketwire - December 18, 2009) - NetQin Tech. Co., Ltd., the largest Chinese mobile security service provider, announced today their entrance into the North American retail market through the partnership with Cellular Spyware Inc., (NV) ("CSI') d/b/a PhoneGuard.

PhoneGuard will launch its retail PhoneGuard card loaded on a Micro-SD card as a package deal on 167 kiosks in all the major high-end shopping malls for the holiday season as a 60-day test, in addition to launching the commercial version of "PhoneGuard Powered by NetQin" with a 14-day free trial on www.Phoneguard.com. PhoneGuard is optimistic about the market potentials and plans to expand to over 300 kiosks by Q2 of 2010.

The retail availability of these award-winning mobile security products offers mobile phone users ready access to a more comprehensive alternative to virus, spyware, spam, phishing, hacker protection and intrusion detection and prevention.

Fast growth, large potential market

ITU forecasts that mobile users will hit 4.6 billion by the end of 2009 while Infonetics projects that over 1.5 billion new smartphone users worldwide will be added from 2008 to 2013. With highly increasing numbers of mobile applications, mobile security threats become more real than ever. Today's smartphones are more likely to be PCs, with operating systems, storage, applications and wireless accesses to internet and enterprise networks. These applications make smartphones an enticing target for hackers and internet criminals, while users are overwhelmed by SMS spam, spywares and concerned about virus threats and privacy leakage as they have experienced on PCs.

"The flexible and diverse marketing and partner strategies accelerate our pace in international expansion. We're glad that PhoneGuard has soon made the product available at retail end and we're confident that NetQin has strong R&D and operation resource to support PhoneGuard distribution in the North American market, and make it one of the most successful mobile security products in the North American market," said Lin Yu, CEO of NetQin.

About NetQin

Established in 2005, NetQin has provided services (including mobile anti-virus, anti-harassment, privacy protection) to more than 30 million subscribers, in more than 200 countries and regions. NetQin already has a strong foothold in China, the Middle East, Southeast Asia and Europe. With more than 65% of the mobile security market in China, NetQin is the incontestable industry leader.

NetQin extensively partners and cooperates with many internationally recognized mobile phone brands and carriers. With NetQin's continued growth it certainly makes it a worthy recipient of the 2009 China Frost & Sullivan Award for Mobile Security Market Leadership.

About Cellular Spyware Inc d/b/a (CSI) PhoneGuard

PhoneGuard's core business is to sell security oriented software products to wireless communications users. PhoneGuard has the exclusive rights to market these components using our own branding in the North America. We accomplished these rights by fostering strategic alliances with software developers, (In particular; NetQin, China).

About PhoneGuard

PhoneGuard is a new software suite specifically designed to safeguard cellular phones/PDAs or smart phones from the ever increasing risk of data theft by hackers and cyber criminals. In conjunction with Cellular Spyware Inc., and powered by NetQin, PhoneGuard is the new wave of protection technology in North America designed to guard users personal information. PhoneGuard is headquartered at 6400 North Andrews Avenue, suite 340 in Coconut Creek, Florida. Complimentary 14 day trials are available for first time users at www.PhoneGuard.com. For more information on PhoneGuard please call 877.797.7274 or visit www.PhoneGuard.com.

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