Screenshot of Baidu Phone Protector

Baidu released today Baidu Phone Protector to spearhead foray into mobile security arena (report in Chinese). The service is an upgraded version of Android Optimization Master, an Android OS optimization product developed by Dianxin which Baidu acquired in late 2012.

Baidu claimed that the product features powerful virus detection and malware removal capacity. It can prevent malwares from racking up charges on your account and save data traffics. The service is distributed though Baidu Mobile Helper, 91 Helper and Android market.

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Emma Lee

Emma Lee is Shanghai-based tech writer, covering startups and tech happenings in China and Asia in general. We are looking for stories related to tech and China. Reach her at lixin@technode.com.