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Release date- 11062014 - Today McAfee, part of Intel Security, and
The Kill Switch provides users the ability to disable their phones remotely in the event of device loss or theft. The software allows content to be wiped to prevent personal information from being compromised.
Smartphones have become a target for criminals of all types because of the monetary value they hold and the vast amount of personal data consumers store on them. According to
'We are working with McAfee to offer a customized version of its award-winning mobile security software that leverages built-in LG capabilities to make security an integral part of LG G3,' said Dr.
Through a multiyear global partnership, LG G3 is now equipped with a distinct version of McAfee Mobile Security to provide users with an easy and comprehensive way to protect themselves from security and privacy threats and identity theft. Antivirus, data backup, remote lock and wipe, and remote tracking are all available through the McAfee app for five years at no cost.
The Kill Switch feature offers an added layer of protection by allowing the user to retain control of the device even in the event it's lost or stolen. The McAfee Mobile Security lock screen blocks factory resets and rooting attempts, requires password authentication, and can be controlled by the user from the device or the a web console.
'We are working with LG to build and implement unique security measures that empower users to live a safer, worry-free digital life,' said
McAfee Mobile Security has been pre-installed and the Kill Switch feature automatically activated on LG G3 phones starting
McAfee Mobile Security
McAfee Mobile Security for Android is designed to prevent privacy invasions, data loss, identity theft and lost or stolen devices. In AV-Test's most recent effectiveness test for mobile security products, McAfee Mobile Security received a 100% detection score for the second time this year and was given a top ranking among the 30 vendors that participated in the independent test.
McAfee, part of Intel Security and a wholly owned subsidiary of
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