McAfee is a wholly owned subsidiary of Intel has announced that its Antivirus and security app for the Android is now available for free on the Google Play Store for the Indian users. This app brings up many 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.
The interesting and helpful anti-theft features offered by the app include CaptureCam that will quietly click the image of the person holding the lost device and emails the image to the user along with the device location. Another feature is the S.O.S that automatically saves the last location of the device before it runs out of battery and the device lock, which prevents misuse of the device by remotely locking it.
More over the remotely wipe data, cleans the personal data to factory default settings so that no one else can get to see your personal data when the device is lost. Backup and restore data is another feature, which can save contacts and messages on demand, or on a scheduled time. Locate and track can help find a device if it is lost or stolen. Uninstall protection that will protect the McAfee Security app from being deleted from the device. Apart for there the app scans for malicious codes in the device and gives you a safe mobile Web surfing. We can have many profiles, just in case if the mobile is used by other people too!
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 Smart phone 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
This app was available for Android users from other country earlier since last month and is now available for Indian users for free on the Google Play Store. So what are you waiting for just head to the link and download it. Stay tuned for more updates and information.