As the use of smartphones and tablets continues to grow, Sprint is actively working with developers, manufacturers and leaders in the industry to provide solutions that can help protect customers’ information and their devices. Through Sprint Zone, Sprint and McAfee are providing Sprint customers easy access to McAfee® Mobile Security and McAfee® Family Protection Android™ Edition software, which will better help them protect the important information stored on their mobile devices.
Sprint customers using select Android-powered devices can easily download the McAfee Mobile Security and McAfee Family Protection Android Edition applications from the Android Market by clicking on McAfee within Sprint Zone or the Sprint Tab in the Android Market.
The McAfee Mobile Security software is available as a seven-day trial and can be purchased as a 12-month subscription for $29.99. The McAfee Family Protection Android Edition is available as a 30-day trial and can be purchased as a 12-month subscription for $19.99.
McAfee Mobile Security – provides a comprehensive mobile security solution for smartphones and tablets. With McAfee Mobile Security, consumers can now access the following features and functionality in a single download:
Locate and track a lost or stolen mobile device via the McAfee online Web portal, even if the SIM card is replaced
Back up important contacts, photos and videos from a mobile device or remotely via the Web
Access personal data online from virtually anywhere. Restore data, even to a new device
Remotely lock the mobile device to protect against misuse, such as excessive phone charges
Remotely wipe personal data from a lost or stolen device via the McAfee Web portal, mobile Web portal or via a SMS message from a buddy device
Set an audible alarm to help find the device, disrupt a thief, and/or set a pop-up notification with instructions for returning the device
24/7 real-time anti-malware protection against viruses, worms and spyware, Trojan horses and battery-sapping malware
Safely browse and search the Web with protection from malicious websites, phishing, identity theft and credit card fraud
McAfee Family Protection Android Edition – helps protect children of all ages from exposure to inappropriate website content while enabling them to freely explore their online interests. Features include:
Web filtering for Internet, empowering parents to choose categories such as drugs, pornography and weapons, to filter or add specific websites to access or block
Works with the default browser on the mobile device and is designed to block other browsers from running and bypassing the technology
An uninstall protection feature helps to prevent kids from deleting the application on their mobile device