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1. (WO2014200822) MOBILE DEVICE PERSISTENT SECURITY MECHANISM

Pub. No.:    WO/2014/200822    International Application No.:    PCT/US2014/041177
Publication Date: Fri Dec 19 00:59:59 CET 2014 International Filing Date: Fri Jun 06 01:59:59 CEST 2014
IPC: G06F 21/00
Applicants: LOOKOUT, INC.
Inventors: MAHAFFEY, Kevin, Patrick
BUCK, Brian, James
GUPTE, Samir, Vilas
NANDWANI, Ankur, Bharatbhushan
Title: MOBILE DEVICE PERSISTENT SECURITY MECHANISM
Abstract:
A method for identifying a device reset of a mobile communications device is presented. An identifier associated with the mobile communications device is caused to be sent to a server by a security program on the mobile communications device. Using the security program, a determination of whether there has been a device reset is made. If there has been a device reset, the identifier and an indication that there has been a device reset is caused to be sent to a server, where the security program is not erased during the device reset.