SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - October 04, 2016) - Africa's leading mobile device maker TECNO Mobile has partnered with Trustlook, a next generation mobile security company. All new TECNO Phantom 6 and Phantom 6 Plus mobile phones are now pre-installed with the Trustlook Mobile Security and Antivirus Pro app. This gives TECNO Mobile customers the opportunity to benefit from Trustlook's advanced malware detection engine.
Over the last decade, TECNO mobile has dominated the African mobile market to become one of the most sought after mobile brands in the region. Consistently producing high-end smartphone devices, these latest additions to the TECNO Phantom series -- the Phantom 6 and Phantom 6 Plus are no exception. The Phantom 6 Plus even offers TECNO Mobile's first tri-fold security combination (fingerprint, eye scanner and Trustlook Mobile Security behavioral protection).
"We're excited to partner with Trustlook to bring enhanced security to TECNO Phantom users," said TECNO global marketing lead, Vane Ni. "Trustlook is the leader in mobile security, and they are uniquely equipped to address the mobile security concerns of our users."
The demand for mobile threat protection has never been stronger. In the second quarter of this year there were 594,703 different malware strains discovered, which is a 52 percent increase compared to the same period last year. The number is expected to grow significantly throughout the rest of 2016.
"We are thrilled that TECNO is using our next-generation behavior based sandbox technologies to protect their users' mobile behavior," said Allan Zhang, founder and CEO of Trustlook. "This partnership is also a huge step in Trustlook's commitment to becoming the largest mobile security provider in Africa."
Trustlook's technology protects more than 300M users globally through its integration with leading apps and downloadable security offerings. Trustlook's technology significantly reduces the threat vulnerability window through advanced machine learning and behavioral analysis. Trustlook Mobile Security and Antivirus Pro is available for purchase from Google Play.
About TRANSSION HOLDINGS
TRANSSION HOLDINGS, established in July 2006, is a high-tech company specializing in the R&D, production, sale and service of mobile communication products. After years of development, TRANSSION has become an important part of the mobile phone industry and one of the major mobile phone manufacturers in the world. Currently, it has full ownership of three mobile phone brands: TECNO, itel and Infinix, and an after-sales service brand Carlcare. The company has offices in many countries and regions, including Dubai, Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Cameroon and Bengal.
Trustlook is a global leader in next-generation mobile device security with solutions that find more vulnerabilities sooner than any other to provide the industry's smallest vulnerability window. The innovative Trustlook Mobile Security-as-a-Service (MSaaS) cloud platform and Sentinel on-device platform deliver the performance and scalability needed to provide total threat protection against viruses, spyware, phishing, ID theft, data loss, snooping and other forms of attack. Trustlook's solutions protect users from both known and zero-day threats by examining over 20,000 new and updated applications every day for malware and malicious behavior. Founded in 2013, the company is headquartered in San Jose and managed by leading security experts from Palo Alto Networks, FireEye, Google and Yahoo.