Verizon teams with McAfee to offer anti-virus software

Verizon is jumping into the mobile-security world. It’s teamed up with McAfee to offer anti-virus software for Android devices.

The Verge.com reports prices range from free to just under $2 per month. Sprint already offers mobile security through Norton.

The Android platform has become a prime target for viruses. The operating system has struggled to catch up with Apple’s IOS in terms of security.

Online Chat: DJ Kachman, the Veterans Affairs Department’s director of mobile and security technology transformation lead, on April 10, at 1 p.m.

This story is part of Federal News Radio’s daily Cybersecurity Update. For more cybersecurity news, click here.

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