Cyber attacks on smartphones go up by 800% in last four months of 2011
BANGALORE, India / MANNO-LUGANO, Switzerland - July 11, 2012
Smartphones are everywhere - being used by individuals and businesses as communication tools and also as a means of planning and organizing work and private lives. There are around 5 billion mobiles in the world of which 1.08 billion are smartphones as on March 25, 2012. In 2004, researchers found first case of mobile malware (source: swebdevelopment.com). The number of cyber attacks on smartphones has increased by 800% in last four months of 2011 (source: Mirror.co.uk). New security research has found that the number of malicious software attacks rose by 46 per cent last year (source: The Telegraph, UK report). Android virus 'MMarketPay.A' was found on 100,000 Chinese smartphones and in 9 app stores on July 8, 2012 (source: The Next Web).
Defenx, a Swiss IT security provider for home and enterprises, announced its Smartphone Antivirus solution for Indian customers. With all Defenx products having at least two shared characteristics of simplicity and innovation, Defenx has been creating and developing technologies, products and services to ensure maximum safety and high protection against any form of threat or malware with its popular Anti-Virus, Internet Security, Defenx Network Security Pro and SmartPhone Solutions.
Defenx Mobile Security Suite for Smartphones is a suite of applications designed to protect smartphones and the data it carries. This suite has the features: AntiTheft, AntiSpam and AntiVirus. Defenx SmartPhone Suite gives real time protection which can immediately detect new threats. Defenx AntiTheft is an anti-theft solution for mobile devices letting lock the phone and delete data remotely via SMS, ensuring the highest level of protection. Defenx AntiSpam offers complete control over which messages are to be accepted or rejected. Defenx AntiVirus, powerful and easy to use to protect smartphones from viruses, spyware and malicious applications; that can make the phone unusable or lead to a loss of data.
Mr Maurizio Grassi, CEO at Defenx Software Solutions said, "We have come up with a practical solution with Mobile Security Suite for smartphone users.By protecting the data from smartphone attacks from our SmartPhone Security Suite, users will get peace of mind on the worry of data loss. It is cost effective too."
Currently, Sangeetha Mobiles is offering its customers a choice of a 1-month free-trial version on every purchase of smartphones at all Sangeetha Mobiles outlets, in their ongoing yearly promotional campaign. 1 year activations are also available at special inaugural price of Rs 749. One can either download and install the suite with the key provided in the voucher or simply scan the QR code and enter the key to get instant installation for the security suite.
Mr Grassi further added, "Since Sangeetha Mobiles is running with 1-Rupee Margin Sale in their outlets, tie-up of Defenx for SmartPhone Solutions will add to our customer base. It is an exclusive 1 month tie-up with Sangeetha Mobiles. The core idea is that common people must be happy with the use of smartphones without any effect of virus attacks."
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"We have come up with a practical solution with Mobile Security Suite for smartphone users. By protecting the data from smartphone attacks from our SmartPhone Security Suite, users will get peace of mind on the worry of data loss. It is cost effective too. Since Sangeetha Mobiles is running with 1-Rupee Margin Sale in their outlets, tie-up of Defenx for SmartPhone Solutions will add to our customer base. It is an exclusive 1 month tie-up with Sangeetha Mobiles. The core idea is that common people must be happy with the use of smartphones without any effect of virus attacks."
Defenx Software Solutions
Defenx creates and develops technologies, products and services to ensure maximum safety and high protection against any form of threat or malware. Started in the year 2009 and based out of Switzerland, the company is engaged in developing the best software applications in the world, providing to his clients the "solution" to their needs. All these products have shared characteristics: security, simplicity and innovation. It extends its products to home & small business as well as business & enterprise. The four main principles of the Defenx products are excellence in technology, efficiency in technology, eco-friendly and values driven. Know more
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