McAfee Mobile Security for Android updated with advanced privacy features

McAfee Mobile Security for Android updated with advanced privacy features

There’s a new version of the McAfee Mobile Security software, providing Android users with additional privacy features that help them ensure apps are not accessing their personal information without their knowledge. According to McAfee’s press release, this new capability will give consumers access to an added layer of protection to preserve their privacy and protection against financial fraud, identity theft and viruses. In other words, the new App Alert technology goes beyond just reporting app permissions, checking against a URL reputation database, part of McAfee’s Global Threat Intelligence Network.

Alongside the new version of the application, the security company also shared some interesting stats, illustrated in the infographic below. But before looking at it, it’s worth adding that McAfee’s mobile security is now protecting more that 150 million handsets. And here’s the infographic…

McAfee Mobile Security for Android updated with advanced privacy features

McAfee Mobile Security (FREE – but requires subscription for accessing all features) [Google Play link]

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