San Francisco – Lookout Mobile Security, a developer of
cloud-based smartphone security services, said it has raised $19.5 million in
its third round of funding, led by Index Ventures.
Accel Partners and Khosla
Ventures also participated in the round, which the company — which currently
boasts more than four million registered users — will use to expand its
"This investment will help Lookout expand to other platforms
and develop additional security services to protect consumers," said
founder and CEO John Hering.
San Francisco-based Lookout’s free and premium
service are available on more than 400 mobile networks in 170 countries.