Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Antivirus for Andoid is available in Facebook AV Marketplace

Today, Facebook announced that the AV marketplace is getting a big expansion, more than doubling the number of antivirus companies whose software downloads will be available.

Facebook users were able to download from the social networking site antivirus software for mobile devices - smartphones and tablets.

Anti-virus software will be available on Facebook under AV Marketplace, which allows free download full version of antivirus software. Their period of free use is limited, after the end user can make a paid subscription. The resource was launched in April 2012. According to Facebook, over six months of its existence it used about 30 million users of the social network.

Now AV Marketplace located about 20 anti-virus software for PC, iMac, and mobile devices. In the mobile section as there are only two antivirus - McAfee Mobile Security and Norton Mobile Security Lite, designed for smartphones and tablets on the platform of Google Android. The full version of McAfee Mobile Security free to use during the week. Norton Mobile Security Lite - test version of mobile anti-virus, it is available to users of Facebook for free.

Facebook now have 12 partners providing solutions for AV Marketplace: AVG, Avira, Panda, Total Defense, Webroot, Symantec, Microsoft, Sophos, TrendMicro, McAfee, avast and "Kaspersky Lab". They will also collaborate with social network in protecting users from spam and malicious links, and train users on Facebook means of protection against cyber criminals by publishing blog posts social network dedicated to information security.

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