Jul 9, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- Cheetah Mobile Inc. (NYSE: CMCM), a leading mobile Internet company that provides mission critical applications to help make the Internet and mobile experience speedier, simpler, and safer for users worldwide, today announced its June threat report, available here.
According to the report, mobile banking and mobile payment malware – malicious software that can extort money from users by hijacking personal information and spoofing bank sites or apps to trick victims into sharing personal data – rose in the month of June. The number of infected mobile devices worldwide, as well as the number of malware variants targeting the Android platform , increased in June at a high speed.
Highlights from the report include:
The four most prevalent threats tracked in June by Cheetah Mobile were:
Mobile payment malware can severely impact user device and compromise personal data. The Cheetah Mobile team is consistently monitoring these fast-moving threats and responding immediately through product updates so users receive real-time protection.
The latest CM Security app updates include:
- CM Simplelocker Cleaner, which eliminates the Simplelocker malware and releases user data.
- CM Stubborn Trojan Killer, which removes Trojans that make malicious payments without user consent
The full report is available: http://www.cmcm.com/blog/2014-07-02/139.html
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About Cheetah Mobile
Cheetah Mobile is a leading mobile Internet company with approximately 362 million monthly active users as of March 2014. Its mission critical applications, including Clean Master, CM Security, Battery Doctor and Photo Grid, help make the Internet and mobile experience speedier, simpler, and safer for users worldwide. Cheetah Mobile's Clean Master app is the #1 mobile app in the Google Play Tools category worldwide by monthly downloads, according to App Annie.
The Company also provides various platform products such as Duba.com, Cheetah Browser, game centers, and mobile app stores to provide multiple user traffic entry points and global content distribution channels for its business partners.
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