McAfee Mobile Security Earns Accolades from AV-TEST, Info Security, LAPTOP Magazine and PC Magazine
SANTA CLARA, Calif., 2 April, 2012 - McAfee today announced that McAfee® Mobile Security was recognized for superior performance and a comprehensive feature set by leading technology publications LAPTOP Magazine and PCMag. Additionally, McAfee Mobile Security was ranked as a top performing product in an industry evaluation from AV-TEST and was recently awarded Info Security's Global Excellence Award.
McAfee® Mobile Security, which includes antivirus, anti-theft and privacy features, was selected as the Editor's Choice for mobile security category by LAPTOP Magazine. In its review, LAPTOP Magazine gave McAfee Mobile Security four out of five stars and praised the product for providing comprehensive features and functionality. "McAfee Mobile Security is an easily accessible security app that most any user should feel comfortable using. Its Web console is by far one of the best and easiest to use," cited LAPTOP editors. "Overall, McAfee Mobile Security is the best mobile security app on the market."
McAfee Mobile Security for Android was awarded four out of five stars in a mobile review conducted by PCMag. PCMag editors cited powerful and aggressive end-to-end protection for mobile devices as a key distinction of the product. In addition, McAfee Mobile Security for Android demonstrated an overall 100 percent malware detection rate in an independent evaluation of over 40 mobile security products by AV-TEST. The AV-TEST analysis tested detection rates for 20 malware families, which were represented by 618 samples and selected by the testing lab. The full report is available for download here.
Furthermore, the app was also awarded best Wireless, Mobile or Portable Device Security at Info Security's Global Excellence Awards by a panel of judges in February. The individual reviews of mobile security products in LAPTOP Magazine and PCMag were released in February and conducted by each respective magazine's staff.
"These recent accolades attest to McAfee's dedication to developing powerful, end-to-end mobile protection," said John Thode, executive vice president and general manager, Consumer, Mobile and Small Business at McAfee. "We're committed to being a leader in providing superior protection across all mobile devices. With McAfee Mobile Security, we offer technically advanced features that meet today's mobile lifestyle—this provides greater controls for preserving our customer's privacy and protection against financial fraud, identity theft and viruses."
McAfee Mobile Security software provides users with the confidence to explore everything the new mobile world has to offer, and do it safely. When selecting new apps, shopping online, social networking, mobile banking or mcommerce, McAfee Mobile Security provides the most comprehensive and effective set of features to protect the device, its data and the user's personal privacy. The app supports Android, BlackBerry and Symbian mobile operating systems and is available for $29.99 per year on the Google Play, BlackBerry App World and McAfee consumer Web site.
For more information on McAfee Mobile Security software or to download a trial, go to: www.mcafeemobilesecurity.com.
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