Maxthon Releases New Version of Maxthon Mobile: Protection Against Security Flaw in Android Devices

2012-10-09 02:00 791

SAN FRANCISCO, October 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxthon, a global software company that develops state-of-the-art web browsers, announces the release of its latest version of Maxthon for Android, This new edition of Maxthon Mobile continues its emphasis on security and privacy, in the wake of research from the Technical University of Berlin and the Ekoparty Security Conference in Argentina, which revealed that a security flaw in some Android smartphones makes it possible for hackers to access data stored in the phone by simply sending an SMS or by prodding the user to visit a suspicious URL. Users can download Maxthon Mobile at

"Security and privacy have always been top priorities for Maxthon," says Jeff Chen CEO of Maxthon. "This version of Maxthon Mobile gives users the peace of mind they deserve when surfing the web and uploading personal content."

Additional privacy and security features of this version of Maxthon Mobile include:

  • Private browsing
  • One-tap to clear all browser cache, history, cookies, etc.

"We believe users of Android handsets should have every bit of security when browsing the web," said Karl Mattson, GM of Maxthon International/Chief of Product Development. "This new version of Maxthon Mobile delivers on that promise."

About Maxthon Ltd.

Founded in 2005, Maxthon Ltd is a global software company that develops state-of-the-art web browsers that regularly outperform other top browsers. Committed to high standards for innovation, the Maxthon suite of browsers supports a wide range of devices from desktops to mobile. Maxthon browsers are used each month by more than 100 million people in 140 countries around the globe. Maxthon has offices in San Francisco, Hong Kong and Beijing. For more information about Maxthon, please visit

Maxthon's Suite of Browsers

Download Maxthon for iPad from the iTunes App Store

Download Maxthon for iPhone from the iTunes App Store

Download Maxthon for Mac (Beta) here:

Download Maxthon 3 for Windows here:

Download Maxthon Mobile for Android phones here:

Download Maxthon Mobile for 10" Android tablets here:

Source: Maxthon