Network Associates Security Solutions Available for Sale on eBay With Launch of the McAfee Security Zone
Two Thousand eBay Anything Points to be Awarded With Purchase Of McAfee SpamKiller
SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Network Associates(R), Inc. (NYSE: NET), the leader in intrusion prevention solutions, today announced the availability of its McAfee Security consumer solutions through the new McAfee(R) Security Zone on eBay (www.ebay.com/mcafee). The McAfee Security Zone will educate millions of eBay users about various Internet threats and offer easy access to McAfee’s core consumer security products and services from within the eBay environment. To celebrate the launch of the Security Zone, McAfee will give 2,000 “eBay Anything Points*” to every user who purchases McAfee SpamKiller(R) through the Security Zone before August 15, 2003. This promotion coincides with McAfee’s current “Spam Free Summer” campaign to help consumers fight back against the rapidly growing email spam problem.
“We are proud to have McAfee as a participating partner of the recently launched eBay Anything Points program, leveraging our marketplace to reach a broad audience of users, increase sales, and generate customer loyalty,” said Don Albert, senior director of strategic partnerships, eBay. “Given the amount of time that our users spend online, the eBay marketplace is a logical place to setup the McAfee Security Zone.”
McAfee Security services available for purchase through the Security Zone are comprehensive and easy-to-use online solutions that will help eBay users have a safe and secure Internet experience. Users will also receive 1,000 “eBay Anything Points” with every purchase of a McAfee service through the Security Zone.
— McAfee SpamKiller is the leading spam prevention product for consumers and small businesses, quickly and easily helping customers to stop email spam from polluting their inboxes with advanced rule-based filtering.
— McAfee VirusScan Online is the best-selling online anti-virus solution, used by more than 2 million customers worldwide. VirusScan is easy-to-use and always on guard, automatically checking for virus updates and software upgrades, so customer protection is always up-to-date.
— McAfee Personal Firewall Plus is the perfect complement to anti-virus protection, placing a protective barrier between Internet criminals and the personal information stored on customers’ PCs.
— McAfee Privacy Service is a powerful, integrated product that combines personal identifiable information protection with online advertisement blocking and content filtering. This service secures customers’ personal information while providing greater control over their Internet experience.
In addition to providing easy access to purchase McAfee Security services, the Security Zone also offers eBay users the opportunity to utilize several resources that will help inform them of the latest Internet threats.
— McAfee SecurityCenter is a service comprised of an innovative set of security tools eBay users can download to alert and inform them in real-time about Internet threats and quickly determine their vulnerability to those threats.
— Comprehensive Anti-Spam Information provides eBay users with the most up-to-date knowledge on how to combat the Internet’s fastest growing problem, email spam.
— McAfee Virus Information Library is an online encyclopedia that provides users with detailed information and removal instructions on any one of the over 50,000 known viruses, trojans, worms and hoaxes.
— McAfee eSecurity News Archives allows users to search through past articles written by McAfee Security experts on a variety of security-related topics.
“The McAfee Security Zone provides eBay users with a convenient way to access powerful and user-friendly security solutions that will help to protect them against various Internet threats,” said Lisa Henderson, vice president of consumer marketing, McAfee Security consumer division at Network Associates. “We’re offering eBay users tools and information that will allow them the freedom to focus on what they come to eBay to do-to buy and sell online.” For more information on the McAfee Security Zone, visit www.ebay.com/mcafee.
*The “eBay Anything Points” program gives eBay members the opportunity to take advantage of special offers and earn points to buy just about anything on eBay. Points are deposited into members’ PayPal accounts and can be applied as currency to purchase items in eBay’s more than 27,000 categories. Additional information about the program is available at the eBay Anything Points page, http://anythingpoints.ebay.com .
About Network Associates, Inc.
McAfee Security Consumer is a division of Network Associates, Inc. that delivers world-class retail and online solutions designed to secure, protect and optimize the computers of consumers and home office users. McAfee’s advanced retail desktop solutions include premier anti-virus, security, encryption, and desktop optimization software. McAfee’s managed Web security services employ a patented system and process of delivering software through an Internet browser to provide these services to users online through its Web site www.mcafee.com, one of the largest paid subscription sites on the Internet with over two million active paid subscribers.
With headquarters in Santa Clara, Calif., Network Associates, Inc. creates best-of-breed computer security solutions that prevent intrusions on networks and protect computer systems from the next generation of blended attacks and threats. Offering two families of products, McAfee System Protection Solutions, securing desktops and servers, and McAfee Network Protection Solutions, ensuring the protection and performance of the corporate network, Network Associates offers computer security to large enterprises, governments, small and medium sized businesses, and consumers. These two product portfolios incorporate Network Associates’ leading McAfee, Sniffer and Magic product lines. For more information, Network Associates can be reached at 972-963-8000 or on the Internet at http://www.networkassociates.com/ .
NOTE: Network Associates, McAfee, McAfee.com, McAfee SpamKiller, Sniffer, and Magic Solutions are registered trademarks or trademarks of Network Associates, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the US and/or other countries. Sniffer(R) brand products are made only by Network Associates, Inc. All other registered and unregistered trademarks in this document are the sole property of their respective owners.