Aimed at customers who are worried about the security of their mobile devices including smartphone and tablets McAfee Mobile Security is meant to help Sprint customers protect their important information stored on these devices from loss theft and viruses.
Furthermore McAfee Family Protection Android Edition application targets parents who want to filter inappropriate websites on their child’s mobile device.
According to the carrier with McAfee Mobile Security users will be provided with a comprehensive mobile security solution for smartphones and tablets.
Some of the most important features of the security solution include:
- Locate and track a lost or stolen mobile device, even if the SIM card is replaced.
- Back up important contacts, photos and videos from a mobile device or remotely via the Web.
- Remotely lock the mobile device to protect against misuse.
- Remotely wipe personal data from a lost or stolen device via a SMS message from another device.
With McAfee Family Protection Android Edition parents with be able to protect their children regardless of their age from exposure to inappropriate website content.
The application works with the default browser on the mobile device and is designed to block other browsers from running and bypassing the technology.
Fared Adib senior vice president-Product Sprint said :“Sprint takes mobile security very seriously, and we are working to provide tools for our customers that can help protect their devices from viruses and give them the ability to lock or wipe data from their device remotely if it becomes lost or stolen” .
McAfee Mobile Security and McAfee Family Protection Android Edition applications are now available for download from Android Market or Sprint Zone.
The McAfee Mobile Security software is available as a seven-day trial and can be purchased as a 12-month subscription for $29.99, while McAfee Family Protection Android Edition is available as a 30-day trial and can be purchased as a 12-month subscription for $19.99.