McAfee Intros Mobile Security 2.0 for Smartphones
McAfee today announced Mobile Security 2.0, a new version of its protection software for smartphones and tablets. Mobile Security 2.0 offers antivirus and anti-theft services; web and app protection; call and SMS filtering; online device management and uninstall protection; and protection from potentially unwanted programs. The software works with Android smartphones and tablets, as well as smartphones running BlackBerry OS and Symbian OS. Existing users of McAfee Mobile Security can upgrade to 2.0 for free, but new users have to pay $29.99 for the software. It is available starting today.
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T-Mobile Adds Free AppleCare to Its Device Insurance Plan
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TCL to Be Sole Maker of BlackBerry Phones
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Samsung to Issue Security Fixes Monthly
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Samsung's Knox Platform Adds More BlackBerry Tools
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I think that security companies sell you these programs that come with their own viruses. To attract other viruses to your computer or phone. Computer side I don't use any virus protection but if I go some where stupi
Mobil Security, Or Mobile Opportunity
McAfee already, launch the software, supposedly to take care of your smart phone, the dangerous virus, as always attack windows systems.
I would not be surprised that intelligent hands, create these viruses, so that companies like McAfee benefit from these services.
It's only referring to mobile phones and not desktops or laptops. So, which windows system are you referring to...