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SmrtGuard

July 12, 2010 08:00 ET

SmrtGuard Releases Anti-Spyware and Anti-Spam for Android Smartphones

Mobile Security Suite Protects Against Malware and Lost Data

PRINCETON, NJ--(Marketwire - July 12, 2010) -  SmrtGuard, a leading mobile security company for businesses and consumers, today announced the release of SmrtGuard for Android devices, which adds anti-spyware and anti-spam protection to its popular smartphone protection services. SmrtGuard provides comprehensive mobile security for Android devices including wireless data backup and restore, remote location tracking, remote data wipe and personal safety features in addition to mobile anti-spyware and anti-spam.

"The popularity of Android smartphones is growing rapidly and we're focused on providing the best security and protection services for those devices," said Lawrence Lee, Director of Sales and Operations at SmrtGuard. "Anti-spyware and anti-spam protection are important components of a full security suite as the amount of sensitive data and transactions on smartphones continue to increase."

With the addition of anti-virus and anti-spam, SmrtGuard for Android is the most complete mobile security suite for Android smartphones including:

Anti-Spam and Call Blocker

  • Automatically remove SMS spam and block unwanted calls with easy to create blacklists. Backup blacklists for easy transfer to a new smartphone.

Anti-Spyware Protection

  • Protects smartphones and data against the latest viruses and malware with automatic virus scans and auto updates with the latest virus definitions.

Data Protection

  • Automatically backup contacts, SMS conversations, browser bookmarks, call history, and SPAM blacklist, and wirelessly restore data to new smartphones, even across platforms.
  • Remotely erase all data including contents of the microSD card and internal device.

Device Protection & Tracking

  • Remotely locate and track your lost or stolen device.
  • Remote call-forward your calls or audio ping the phone in case it is muted.
  • Be alerted when unauthorized SIM is used

SmrtGuard is also working on a version of its software to run on iOS 4, Apple's newest mobile operating system, providing SmrtGuard users a seamless way to switch smartphones. SmrtGuard for iOS 4 is set to release by end of summer 2010.

About SmrtGuard
SmrtGuard provides industry-leading mobile security solutions for individuals, small businesses and enterprise organizations that need security, control and management over their smartphones. SmrtGuard allows smartphone users to wirelessly backup and restore data, locate their devices, protect against malware, and remotely wipe devices.

SmrtGuard is available for Android and BlackBerry® smartphones, and is in beta for smartphone compatible with J2ME. Visit www.smrtguard.com.

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