McAfee Touts Mobile Virus Protection

By | March 22, 2006

Security technology company McAfee is teaming with SmartTrust to enable carriers to deliver an integrated mobile virus protection solution to their customers. The over-the-air (OTA) solution will deliver updates directly to mobile devices.

The solution, which combines McAfee´s VirusScan Mobile with SmartTrust´s SmartManage platform, will enable carriers to push virus and malware updates to wireless subscribers 24/7.

“With the burgeoning use of cell phones for everything from downloadable music to data files, and increasingly complex mobile devices becoming possible targets for malicious hackers, carriers are increasingly demanding proactive, integrated solutions to protect their large subscriber bases,” says Victor Kouznetsov, senior vice president of McAfee Mobile.

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