PUTTING its money where its mouth is, mobile insecurity company Blackbelt is offering an HTC Desire HD to the hacker that can crack its Mobile Antitheft product or just give it some good feedback.
Blackbelt is so confident of its new product for Android phones that it will give away the HTC handset prize to the hacker that provides the best feedback, after they have failed to crack the software.
The software is said by Blackbelt to protect against malware, spyware and trojans. It scans the handset, has automatic updating and locks the phone and alerts up to three different phone numbers if there is a change of SIM card.
Would be hackers can register for the competition at Blackbelt's website.
"Entrants must break into the Antitheft-installed devices, which will be hosted online by Perfecto Mobile, and recover several pieces of information in order to prove that they have cracked the lock," says Blackbelt.
It makes a change to see a company prepared to put its product on the line and not just publish promotional material that declares it to be the best thing since sliced bread.
According to Blackbelt the product also has versions that are compatible with "most devices" running the Symbian or Windows mobile operating systems. µ
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