McAfee and Facebook sign security deal

Internet security company McAfee and Facebook have entered a deal to provide additional security protection to users of the web-based social networking application.

Through this partnership, the two firms have created security solutions that include McAfee security software, a custom scanning and repair tool, and consumer friendly education materials that Facebook will make available to its more than 350 million users.

Under the terms of the partnership, McAfee is Facebook's exclusive provider of consumer security software, and Facebook users will be eligible for a complimentary six-month subscription of the McAfee Internet Security Suite software.

Facebook is applying all financial incentives from this partnership to the benefit of its users and will not be taking a share of any revenue.

 

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