|By Business Wire||
|April 24, 2014 04:08 PM EDT||
KS Mobile, the innovative makers of mobile software that offers security protection and boosts performance, today announced the release of the CM Security Heartbleed Scanner to protect Android smartphones from the Heartbleed Bug. The news follows the recent discovery that Android devices and thousands of mobile applications are vulnerable to a security bug that endangers sensitive personal data, such as the names and passwords of users. KS Mobile’s CM Security Heartbleed Scanner protects users by scanning their Android device and all installed apps to detect if the device or any specific mobile applications are vulnerable to the Heartbleed Bug.
The Heartbleed bug is a vulnerability that is present in the OpenSSL library, an incredibly popular cryptographic software that is used to ensure private communication between the user and a server. Many mobile applications will communicate with web servers when validating account information or when transmitting personal data. The Heartbleed Bug has created a giant security hole that compromises users most sensitive personal data and account credentials.
“Heartbleed is one of the biggest web security events in recent history,” said Sheng Fu, CEO of KS Mobile. “While most organizations have been quick to respond to the issue, others have been dragging their heels and putting their users’ sensitive information at risk. Our new app, CM Security Heartbleed Scanner, informs our users if their smartphone or mobile apps are still using vulnerable communications and advises them to stay away until they have been fixed.”
Mobile users can protect themselves from the Heartbleed Bug by using CM Security Heartbleed Scanner. KS Mobile developed the app using the same award-winning technology as CM Security, a comprehensive security app rated #1 by AV-TEST that cleans all types of malware on devices and provides active protection from viruses. CM Security Heartbleed Scanner quickly scans and identifies whether or not your mobile device or mobile apps are vulnerable to the Heartbleed Bug.
CM Security Heartbleed Scanner is available for FREE download at Google Play.
CM Security Heartbleed Scanner is built for Android 2.1 and up.
About KS Mobile
KS Mobile is a leading mobile internet software provider focused on developing security and utility tool apps for Android and iOS. Popular products include Clean Master, CM Security, Photo Grid, and Battery Doctor apps available for download on Google Play and the Apple App Store. KS Mobile, headquartered in San Francisco, is an international company with offices and RD centers in San Francisco and Beijing.
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