McAfee is Now Bundling Windows, Android, Blackberry Security Apps

I was in Office Depot this afternoon to pick up another 1 year McAfee subscription when I came across something new. McAfee is now offering an all in one app bundle which covers security for everything from Windows to OSX to Symbian. It's been out since late last year but I only just heard about it today. The single user license is $99, making it their most expensive option.

I've looked over what is included and I'm not sure it's worth it, considering that the Android protection doesn't include a firewall or my other min requirements and iOS is not included at all (it's available separately).

I do find this bundle worth a look. It was around this time last year that I started looking for Android security options, and what little I found from the the major names were all focused on enterprise solutions, not consumer. It's good to see at least one company adapt to the market.

But it still doesn't do what I want. I especially want a firewall on my Android devices because I want to control what data they send where. Right now I have no clue what tracking info which app is sending to who, and I don't like that.

Still, this is a step in the right direction.


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