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  • Lookout Brings Smartphone Security And Tracking App To Australia, Canada And The UK

    Lookout Brings Smartphone Security And Tracking App To Australia, Canada And The UK

    Lookout, a company that offers security services for a number of smartphone platforms, is expanding internationally with native apps in Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom. For background, Lookout’s web-based, cloud-connected applications for Android, Windows Mobile, BlackBerry and most recently iOS devices help users from losing their phones and identifies and block threats on… Read More

  • Andreessen Horowitz Leads $40M Round In Smartphone Security Company Lookout

    Andreessen Horowitz Leads $40M Round In Smartphone Security Company Lookout

    Lookout, a company that offers security services for a number of smartphones, has raised $40 million in new funding led by Andreessen Horowitz. Current investors Khosla Ventures, Accel Partners and Index Ventures also participated in the round. Andreessen Horowitz’s Jeff Jordan from will join the company’s Board of Directors. This brings Lookout’s total funding to $75… Read More

  • Lookout Report: Android Malware Has Increased Significantly Over Past 6 Months

    Lookout Report: Android Malware Has Increased Significantly Over Past 6 Months

    Lookout, a company that offers security services for a number of smartphones, is releasing the results of its Mobile Threat Report. The report is based on threat and security data from Lookout’s Mobile Threat Network, which includes data collected from more than 700 thousand apps and 10 million devices worldwide. You can access the full report here. Lookout’s main finding is… Read More

  • Lookout Opens Up API, Partners With Verizon To Analyze Mobile Security Threats On V Cast App Store

    Lookout Opens Up API, Partners With Verizon To Analyze Mobile Security Threats On V Cast App Store

    Lookout, a company that offers security services for a number of smartphones, is unveiling a new mobile API today, which automates mobile threat detection and analysis. For background, For background, Lookout’s web-based, cloud-connected applications for Android, Windows Mobile and BlackBerry phones help users from losing their phones and identifies and block threats on a… Read More

  • Lookout Expands Mobile Security App To Browsing; Lands Marketing Deal With Sprint

    Lookout Expands Mobile Security App To Browsing; Lands Marketing Deal With Sprint

    Lookout, a company that offers security services for a number of smartphones, is launching a new feature today that will protect users from online threats while browsing on a mobile phone. For background, Lookout’s web-based, cloud-connected applications for Android, Windows Mobile and BlackBerry phones help users from losing their phones and identifies and block threats on a… Read More

  • Lookout: Android Market Growing Faster, But App Store Attracting More Developers

    Lookout: Android Market Growing Faster, But App Store Attracting More Developers

    Lookout, a company that offers security services for a number of smartphones, is releasing a new study today examining the Android Market and Apple’s App Store for U.S. users. It’s worth a look—the report has a number of interesting data points relating to growth, developers, mobile ad networks and more. According to Lookout, the number of apps available for Android… Read More

  • Lookout Identifies Advanced Android Trojan (But You're Probably Safe)

    Lookout Identifies Advanced Android Trojan (But You're Probably Safe)

    The future of computing is mobile, and, unfortunately, the future of malware will probably lie there too. Well-funded mobile security startup Lookout has just posted a blog entry detailing what it calls “the most sophisticated Android malware to date”: a Trojan that’s being “grafted” onto legitimate applications. Fortunately, the odds of you being affected are… Read More

  • Four Million Users Strong, Lookout Raises $19.5M For Smartphone Security Software

    Four Million Users Strong, Lookout Raises $19.5M For Smartphone Security Software

    Lookout, a company that offers security services for a number of smartphones, has just raised $19.5 million in Series C funding led by Index Ventures with existing investor Accel Partners and Khosla Ventures participating in the round. This brings Lookout’s total funding to $36 million. Lookout’s web-based, cloud-connected applications for Android, Windows Mobile and BlackBerry… Read More

  • Lookout Goes Pro With Paid Version Of Smartphone Security Software

    Lookout Goes Pro With Paid Version Of Smartphone Security Software

    Lookout, a company that offers security services for a number of smartphones, is launching a premium service today. Lookout’s web-based, cloud-connected applications for Android, Windows Mobile and BlackBerry phones helps users from losing their phones and identifies and block threats on a consumer’s phone. Users simply download the software to a device, and it will act as a … Read More

  • Smartphone Security Startup Lookout Crosses Two Million Users

    Smartphone Security Startup Lookout Crosses Two Million Users

    Lookout, a company that offers security data backup services for smartphones, is growing rapidly. Less than two months after the startup surpassed one million users, the company has crossed the 2 million registered users mark. It took just over six months to reach 1 million users. Lookout, which recently raised $11 million from Accel, Khosla and others, says the growth in smartphone… Read More