Published On: Tue, May 9th, 2017

McAfee Extends Partnership with Samsung to Safeguard Samsung PCs, Galaxy S8 Smartphones and Smart TVs Worldwide

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Indonesia – May 9, 2017 – McAfee today announced further collaboration with Samsung to provide pre-installed security software protection on Samsung Smart TVs, Samsung PCs, and the Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone line worldwide. With this collaboration, McAfee is delivering on its vision to provide protection for connected devices.

“By 2022, households in Asia Pacific are tipped to be the biggest adopters of smart home technologies and it is of the utmost importance that consumers know how they can properly secure their own homes and connected devices against cyber attacks,” said David Freer, vice president, consumer, Asia Pacific, McAfee. “With the evolving threat landscape and the adoption of smart home technologies growing at exponential levels to attract the attention of hackers, it is paramount that we educate and enable consumers in Asia by providing solutions that are already built-in into smart home products to make their journey to living in a secure home as seamless as possible.”

“As the connected world of devices continues to expand into consumers’ homes, Samsung users can feel comfortable knowing that their devices are protected with the latest security solutions,” said Henry Lee, VP of Mobile Security Technologies, and the Mobile Communications Business at Samsung Electronics. “We understand the importance of building security in devices from the start and are proud to offer solutions that provide convenience while keeping our customers safe.”


Availability of McAfee LiveSafe on Samsung PCs

The McAfee LiveSafe cross-device security product is currently shipping worldwide as pre-installed software on all Samsung PCs produced, starting in 2017. Samsung PC users can enjoy 60-day free trial and after the trial period, will receive a special offer.


Availability of McAfee Security for Samsung TVs

            McAfee Security for TV anti-malware technology is currently available in the U.S and Korea for Samsung Smart TV customers and additional countries will be added throughout the first half of 2017. No additional purchase is necessary.


Availability of McAfee VirusScan on Galaxy S8

            McAfee VirusScan anti-malware technology will ship as a pre-installed solution for Samsung Galaxy S8 starting in April of 2017, and is available in Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 edge, S6, S6 edge and Galaxy Note 5**. No additional purchase is necessary.




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