McAfee announced that its technology for mobile platforms
will be offered as standard in Sony Ericsson’s XPERIA mini pro and forthcoming
XPERIA pro smartphones.
This is part of a move designed to effectively safeguard
smartphone users against device loss, data theft, malware and virus infection.
McAfee’s mobile technology enables users to enjoy their
mobile lifestyle without worry. Users can find their missing phone with alarm
and location tracking, prevent misuse with remote lock and wipe and preserve
important memories and personal data with remote back-up and restore, even from
a lost or misplaced phone.
McAfee Mobile Security protects against
the risk of malware that originates via email, instant messaging and Internet
Smartphones represent one of most significant
technological developments of our time with today’s devices boasting far more
functionality than many early PCs,” said Todd Gebhart, co-president, McAfee.
However, it is far too easy to leave a mobile device in a
cab or at the airport, which can mean lost contacts, photos, financial
information and other important content. With malware targeting mobile devices
growing quarter-on-quarter, there is also the risk of these devices being
hacked, infected or phished.
The availability of this technology is an important
milestone in protecting both the phone itself and the data that resides on the
By offering as standard these new consumer and business
solutions in our XPERIA smartphones, we are setting a new standard in mobile
device security allowing us to better serve our customers,” said Nikolaus
Scheurer, head of Product Marketing at Sony Ericsson.
Sony Ericsson’s new XPERIA mini pro and the forthcoming
XPERIA pro are premium smartphones, that for the first time combine all
the power of the latest Android version for smartphones with multimedia
technology from Sony into the optimal smartphone for both business and leisure.
By Telecomlead.com Team