McAfee announces free availability of its Antivirus app for Indian users

McAfeeIntel-owned McAfee has announced its Antivius and Security app for Android is now available for free for Indian users. The app can be grabbed from Google Play and brings features like anti-theft, anti-virus, app protection, web protection, call and SMS filtering.

“With India placed on the tip of mobile device explosion, there is an overwhelming need of adoption of security and privacy protection in our digital lives. With free access to our award-winning mobile security product, Indian consumers will be empowered to access all the benefits of this connected world and enjoy a safe mobile life,” said Jagdish Mahapatra, Managing Director, India and SAARC, McAfee.

Here is a look at the key features of McAfee mobile security app

  • Remotely manage your mobile security from one central, easy-to-use web portal or even via SMS texts using any smartphone or tablet
  • Android Antivirus: Scans for malicious code from files, SD card, apps and Internet downloads
  • Safe Mobile Web Surfing
  • Multi-User App Profiles
  • App Lock
  • App Protection
  • Call Blocker and SMS Filter
  • CaptureCam: Takes a snapshot of the person holding your lost device and emails the photo to you along with the device location
  • S.O.S: Automatically saves the last location of your device before it runs out of battery
  • Device Lock: Prevent misuse of your phone and personal info by remotely locking it
  • Remotely Wipe Data
  • Backup and Restore Data
  • Locate and Track: Find your device if it is lost or stolen
  • Alarm: Initiate a remote alarm to locate your device if it’s hiding nearby
  • Un-install Protection
  • Wi-Fi Security

McAfee is already available for free for Android users in other countries since last month.

Download McAfee Antivirus and Security app from Google Play


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