Tencent Takes Aim Against Mobile Viruses

News Source: ChinaTechNews.com

With news this week of malware infesting Apple mobile apps and a new mobile virus infecting Chinese users' smartphones, more scrutiny is being placed on Chinese technology firms to help protect netizens.

Tencent has taken the lead with the announcement of its Thunder Action. This is the company's special initiative against Internet phishing, pornography, and malicious information. Tencent formally launched the new campaign with partners like Didi, JD.com, 58.com, Dianping.com.

Zhu Jinsong, head of Tencent Thunder Action, said that this new campaign will use the resources and advantages of various technology companies to block mobile phone trojan viruses and safeguard users' payment payment security.

Zhu said mobile trojan text messages has become the latest method used by phishers. Criminals could pretend to be bank customer service re...

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