Sprint Brings McAfee Mobile Security and McAfee Family Protection Android Edition Software

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Sprint and McAfee made an agreement to provide Sprint customers with easy access to McAfee® Mobile Security and McAfee® Family Protection Android™ Edition software, which will better help them protect the important information stored on their mobile devices.

Sprint network clients can access these services by clicking on McAfee within Sprint Zone or the Sprint Tab in the Android Market.

The McAfee Mobile Security software is available as a seven-day trial and can be purchased as a 12-month subscription for $29.99. The McAfee Family Protection Android Edition is available as a 30-day trial and can be purchased as a 12-month subscription for $19.99.

McAfee Mobile Security – provides a comprehensive mobile security solution for smartphones and tablets. With McAfee Mobile Security, consumers can now access the following features and functionality in a single download:

  • Locate and track a lost or stolen mobile device via the McAfee online Web portal, even if the SIM card is replaced
  • Back up important contacts, photos and videos from a mobile device or remotely via the Web
  • Access personal data online from virtually anywhere. Restore data, even to a new device
  • Remotely lock the mobile device to protect against misuse, such as excessive phone charges
  • Remotely wipe personal data from a lost or stolen device via the McAfee Web portal, mobile Web portal or via a SMS message from a buddy device
  • Set an audible alarm to help find the device, disrupt a thief, and/or set a pop-up notification with instructions for returning the device
  • 24/7 real-time anti-malware protection against viruses, worms and spyware, Trojan horses and battery-sapping malware
  • Safely browse and search the Web with protection from malicious websites, phishing, identity theft and credit card fraud

McAfee Family Protection Android Edition – helps protect children of all ages from exposure to inappropriate website content while enabling them to freely explore their online interests. Features include:

  • Web filtering for Internet, empowering parents to choose categories such as drugs, pornography and weapons, to filter or add specific websites to access or block
  • Works with the default browser on the mobile device and is designed to block other browsers from running and bypassing the technology
  • An uninstall protection feature helps to prevent kids from deleting the application on their mobile device

 

[via Sprint]

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