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ASUS Selects Avast Mobile Security to Bring Secure Experience to Consumers



Redwood City, California, May 20, 2015 – Avast Software, maker of the world’s most trusted PC and mobile security, today announced that ASUS, the world’s third largest consumer notebook vendor and maker of the world’s best-selling, most award-winning, motherboards, has selected Avast Mobile Security to be pre-loaded on its tablets. ASUS will offer Avast Mobile Security on the company’s popular tablets bringing a secure mobile experience to consumers. Avast Mobile Security will provide ASUS tablet users with instant protection from potential vulnerabilities and device theft.

“Avast is honored to collaborate with ASUS to provide consumers with the security to remain worry free in today’s always-on and always-connected world,” said Vince Steckler, CEO at Avast. “Consumers are relying on tablets for personal computing more than ever before, and storing massive data and information on these devices. With Avast Mobile Security preloaded on ASUS devices, today’s mobile consumer can have peace of mind browsing the Internet, knowing their devices and personal data are protected across a wide range of threats from malware to Wi-Fi hacks.”

ASUS selected Avast Mobile Security with the end user in mind. Through this collaboration, users of ASUS Zenpad tablets Z170C, Z300C, Z380/CX, Z370C and Z370CG will receive 12 months of Avast Mobile Security and allow ASUS users to free access to premium versions of Avast Backup and Avast Anti-Theft, which includes popular features like lock stolen devices and “thefties”.

Avast provides top-rated protection against increasing mobile threats. Avast Mobile Security is top-rated by users on Google Play Store and by independent testing organizations including AV-Test and AV-Comparatives. In addition to being available preloaded on ASUS tablets, Avast solutions are available on
Google Play and in the Apple Store.