Yan Huang, COO of 360 Mobile Security, with celebrity blogger Arief "Pocongg" Muhammad

Yan Huang, COO of 360 Mobile Security, with celebrity blogger Arief “Pocongg” Muhammad

China’s leading app developer 360 Mobile Security today launched free, all-in-one mobile security app 360 Security Lite in an event featuring celebrity blogger Arief “Pocongg” Muhammad in South Jakarta.

Indonesia is the first Southeast Asian country to get 360 Security Lite.

Apart from protecting Android smartphones against viruses and malware, the company claims 360 Security Lite increases device performance by up to 17 per cent with its boost system . The app is also able to increase battery life by 40 per cent by suspending unused apps and optimising the background system.

The app is also embedded with Small Video Cache Cleaner, which is able to clear cache files with just a click.

“I am deeply impressed by the Indonesian society, particularly their enthusiasm … There are 52 million active Internet user here, and 47 per cent of them are under 25 years old,” said Yan Huang, COO of 360 Mobile Security.

“Our goal is to present a smart and light application for Indonesian society,” he stated.

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360 Mobile Security first launched 360 Security for Android in June 2013, becoming a leading anti-virus and optimisation app in Google Play with 300 million global users, four per cent of whom were in China.

It has partnered with Google and Facebook to secure mobile activities of smartphone users.

The company is currently eyeing the Southeast Asian market, particularly Indonesia.

“Our company has only been around for one, two years, but we have managed to secure 300 million users globally. We are now based in Beijing and Palo Alto, but, next year, we are planning to set up … in Southeast Asia, including Indonesia,” Yan said.

The company aims to reach 40 million users in Indonesia, a 72 per cent growth of its current number of 25 million users.

It is currently in the process of developing similar app for Windows Phones.

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