McAfee Extends Its Tie-Up With Samsung To Safeguard Its Devices

On 25th February 2018, McAfee in Mobile World Congress extended its partnership with Samsung to safeguard its devices and user from Cyber security threat. The McAfee activated on the devices such as Smartphones, Smart TVs, Notebook, and PCs. McAfee is one among the other antivirus, for the device-to –cloud Cybersecurity Company. works in two ways to offer a solution for the betterment of the world, both to the consumer as well as to the business.


The Cyber-threat has risen and spreads over the years to a large extent of the world. Consumers are now aware of the Cyberthreats. In a recent survey done by McAfee Company, 61% of the people have spoken about their concerned for Cybersecurity than they were before 5 years. And 73% of the people have the plan to buy Antivirus Software for their devices. But only 19% of people have their own Virtual Private Network (VPN) to keep their data safe while using a public or unsecured Wifi connection. This has made the need for the companies to build security protection for the consumers, to make them safe.

McAfee is trying to build an output that is going to work with the other companies’ products.  It is trying to help the business world, through the cyber free environment by protecting, checking and rectifying threats. And for the consumers, McAfee is protecting their social life by protecting their devices. McAfee while working with the other antivirus companies is giving its best to fight against Cybercriminals.

As mentioned earlier, McAfee Retail Card is available in the market for the following devices of Samsung. They are:

  • Smart TVs – In this device, McAfee Retail Card helps in scanning, all those apps which are running on this device, to remove the identified viruses like malware. It is now available pre-installed, in 175 countries, excluding US and South Korea who have launched in 2017.
  • PCs and Notebooks– According to the 2017 announcement, Samsung PCs users can now enjoy 60 day’s free trial and after completion of their free trial, they can get to enjoy a special offer. And now through McAfee retail card, Live Safe’s cross-device security has been forwarded to all Samsung PCs and Notebooks.

In a recent interview John Giamatteo, an Executive Vice-President, Consumer Business Group, McAfee says that the people are using connected devices in more places and it’s important to protect their social lives, by protecting the devices. John further said that due to an increased exposure and threats, they are proud to join hands with Samsung, to give the customers ultimate peace of mind and confidence, wherever they are connecting their devices.

  • Smartphones– The smartphones like Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy Note8, where pre-installed McAfee activation by VirusScan and Samsung Wifi service. Samsung thinks about the consumer’s security and thus provide multiple layers of security by providing the defense-grade secured platform. And Samsung’s Secure Wi-Fi helps to protect the important information, this will decrease the security threats, comes with while using unprotected public and private Wi-Fi spots.

On the year 2017, McAfee had launched the pre-installed secure wifi in the US with Samsung Galaxy Note8. This offer is now available across Europe. Currently, Galaxy Note8 users can update the software through the operating system, to enjoy its new features. Samsung is giving 250MB monthly data volume with 0 prices, for the unlimited bandwidth.

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