There are many tablet and smartphone users who ignore having security over their devices. With number of attacks and security threats coming from the scammers and hackers, it is important to rely on these preventive measurements. Considering this need, McAfee – a leading security software giant has embarked with Mobile Security 2.0 Software as 2012. It promises all the Tablet and Smartphone users better protection and privacy against a number of financial fraud along with identifying several viruses and data thefts. Preventive measurements are a must; there are many tycoons like Roman Abramovich (owner of Eclipse yacht and Chelsea football club) who try the best security systems. Roman Abramovich security measures seen over Eclipse Yacht make the Yachts even bomb attack free, thanks to the high end security installed over the vessel. Needless to say McAfee too somewhere believes in high security unlike Abramovich.
Mobile Security 2.0 for Tablet at a glance
The Mobile Security 2.0 software supports all the Android based Tablets and Smartphone devices. This also includes the devices running over the Intel® architecture, Symbian, and BlackBerrty smartphone devices. It comes with a new feature known as McAfee App Alert™, which updates regarding the applications which are doing some fidget with your personal and classified data. It has Call and SMS filtering feature which blocks all the undesired numbers and spam texts. It is also backed by the McAfee Global Threat Intelligence network, which is seen consistently analyzing the global threat data to track and block some new threats coming via the air app updates.
The important features of McAfee Mobile Security 2.0
The Android based Tablet users have good reasons to feel happy by enjoying a number of features with McAfee Mobile Security 2.0 software. Also, Symbian and BlackBerry users too can benefit from the same. The security software renders a complete antivirus, anti phishing, and anti spyware protection. It simply scans all the malicious code from your memory cards, files, apps, internet download and different content in the form of emails or texts. McAfee is among the first company to help the users to secure from apps like the commercial adware, spyware and dialers, hence you get better protection from some of the potentially unwanted programs.
You get complete web protection with the help of McAfee SiteAdvisor®, which helps you in blocking all the risky links found in email, SMSes, and social media sites. It also protects you from the potential phishing websites, web browsers exploitations, and the malicious QR (quick response) codes. You also get a complete anti theft protection. It comprises of features like Device Lock, Remotely Wipe Data, Backup and Restore Data, and Locate and Track feature. With the feature of Device Lock, your Tablet cannot be misused by anyone; this means all your classified data at various places in your device would be secured.
The Remotely Wipe Data feature helps you in securing your privacy by simply deleting all the data over your device and its memory card. Also, you can get a backup data before the data is wiped out, thus preventing data loss in your tablet. The Backup and Restore Data feature secures all your personal data on demand, before wiping the missing device, or on a schedule and then reinstates the data over your new device. Lastly, the feature Locate and Track is self explanatory; you can get back your Tablet in case it is lost or stolen. You can therefore see your tablet’s location on a map and thus send an SMS to return the device, or even use the remote alarm in a form of some scream sound.
Some other features
Apart from these important features, McAfee Mobile Security 2.0 comes with several other features as well. It helps you in your online management in an effective way. The McAfee portal help you in implementing several security tasks required on an urgent basis like taking up the backup, locating, and restoring your data. Lastly, it simply prevents any other user or a thief to bypass your McAfee Mobile protected Tablet.
The McAfee Mobile Security 2.0 is great security software for Android based Tablet and Smartphone users. It comes at a cost of around 29.99 dollars for all the new users which is not a very big amount if you are looking for securing your important data over your Tablets. The existing users can download it for free.
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