Facebook And McAfee: Preventive Measures

Facebook and McAfee became united in one aim which is maintaining the social networking site and its users free from malware. So do you think that this deal of Facebook with McAfee will make the social networking site safer than before?

Due to the increasing members of Facebook, the social networking site is now finding and implementing ways to keep its users safe from malicious software and this deal with McAfee is one step to it. However, this is not enough to completely protect users from reported phishing tricks, luring scams and other swindling traps that are occasionally dwelling on the networking site.

Here’s an overview of the McAfee and Facebook deal.

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McAfee Internet Security Suite 2009

A mix of pluses and minuses lands McAfee’s security suite only in the middle of the pack.

McAfee Internet Security Suite 2009 ($60 for three users as of 12/23/08) landed smack dab in the middle of the rankings for “Paying for Protection,” our 2009 roundup of security suites, ranking fifth out of the nine tested products. The 2009 version features Artemis, a new Internet-based malware detection feature. Offsetting Artemis and McAfee’s otherwise generally good malware detection rate, however, were its slow scanning speed, its interface annoyances, and its very poor performance in proactive, behavioral detection tests.

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