Thursday, June 23rd, 2011
SYDNEY & AUCKLAND – 23 June, 2011 – BitDefender®, an award winning provider of innovative internet security solutions, has announced the addition of web security to its popular BitDefender Mobile Security BETA. The new feature uses BitDefender’s cloud services to alert users to webpages that contain malware or are fraud-related.

Web links are quickly and invisibly checked against BitDefender’s live database before they are accessed, and sites that may present a threat are then blocked. From here, the user has a choice of whether to continue or to exit. If the site is reported as being ‘clean’, the user’s browsing experience will not be interfered with.

Alexandru Balan, Senior Product Manager at BitDefender, commented: “The importance of securing mobile devices is growing all the time, with users now faced by a range of threats. In combining BitDefender security technology with a great interface and low system demand, BitDefender Mobile Security offers Android users a fantastic solution to make sure they’re secure when on the move.”

BitDefender Mobile Security BETA provides smart antivirus and web security for devices running Android. Using in-the-cloud scanning technology, it detects even the latest threats with minimal battery use. The product also provides information about billable services and applications' requirements for access to the Internet or to private user data, helping users make informed choices about their privacy and data security.

BitDefender Mobile Security BETA is available free to download from the Android Market.
For more information on Android malware, read Catalin Cosoi’s blog post: (Almost) everything you wanted to know about Android malware but were (too) afraid to ask.

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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 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 pressroom. 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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