SOURCE: BitDefender


December 01, 2011 09:00 ET

Bitdefender Enters Android Market With New Lightweight Security Product

Iron-Clad Security Meets Feather-Light Technology in Bitdefender Mobile Security

BUCHAREST, ROMANIA--(Marketwire - Dec 1, 2011) - Bitdefender®, the award-winning provider of innovative internet security solutions, is opening a new front in its war on malware and other online threats with the launch of Bitdefender Mobile Security -- its first security product for the Android market.

Bitdefender Mobile Security weds in-the-cloud technology to the company's years of experience on the front lines of the battle against e-threats. The result, crafted by Bitdefender's veteran security team and fine-tuned with the help of more than 120,000 beta testers, is steadily updated Android security that lightens the load on both the device's battery and operating system.

Bitdefender Mobile Security includes features such as 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.

"Security can be iron-clad and feather-light at the same time -- Bitdefender Mobile Security proves it," said Senior Product Manager Alex Balan. "The security is guaranteed by Bitdefender's years of experience on the front lines of the war against e-threats. At the same time, our in-the-cloud technology prevents battery strain, updates continuously and takes it easy on the operating system. Mobile security is, finally, truly mobile. Android device users can now be secure without having to constantly carry around their phone chargers."

For more information on Bitdefender Mobile Security, please visit the product page

About Bitdefender®

Bitdefender is the creator of one of the industry's fastest and most effective lines of internationally certified internet security software. Since 2001, Bitdefender has been an industry pioneer, introducing and developing award-winning protection technologies. Every day, Bitdefender secures the digital experience of tens of millions of home and corporate users across the globe. Bitdefender antivirus solutions are distributed by a global network of value-added distribution and reseller partners in countries across the world.

Recently, the company has won a range of key independent recommendations in the US, UK and across Europe, including ConsumerSearch, Which?, Stiftung Warentest and Taenk. Bitdefender antivirus technology has also finished top in leading industry tests from both AV Test and AV-Comparatives. More information about Bitdefender and its products is available from the company's security solutions press room. Additionally, Bitdefender publishes Malware City providing the latest updates on security threats and helping users stay informed in the everyday battle against malware.

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