Lookout Mobile Security Announces One Million Registered Users
|Lookout today announced they have over one million registered users for their popular smartphone security application, a number reached in just six months. The explosion in smartphone adoption, broadband mobile connectivity, mobile application downloads and increased consumer awareness of mobile security threats have driven adoption of the Lookout smartphone security application, making Lookout the fastest growing consumer security software product in history. With top ratings from users across Android, BlackBerry, and Windows Mobile, Lookout has become the mobile application of choice for users looking to protect their smartphone.fe”|
Today Lookout is providing protection for users across platforms and across borders. Four out of five Lookout users are on Android and BlackBerry devices with the remaining users on Windows Mobile. While 70% of users are in the US, Lookout has users across the world in 170 countries across over 400 mobile networks.
And it’s not just early adopters; Lookout users span from first time smartphone users to casual gadget enthusiasts to parents looking to protect their family’s smartphones. Business users are taking notice as well with Lookout users represented in over 50% of the Fortune 100.
Lookout’s popularity comes from the combination of consumer focused interface design and user experience with its ability to provide protection across a variety of mobile threats from malware and spyware to finding a lost phone. Over the past six months, Lookout has seen the number of malware and spyware threats per hundred devices double to nine in 100 devices being affected annually.
Lookout users want to protect their data and their phone. Over the past six months, Lookout has:
- Found more than 130,000 lost or stolen phones
- Backed-up over 87 million photos
- Backed-up over 300 million contacts
- Saved users over 85,000 hours by restoring millions of contacts and photos to new or replacement phones
Lookout provides a free security app for smartphones. To learn more or download Lookout visit www.mylookout.com.
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