Bell launches McAfee Security for Bell Internet customers

Apr 11, 2013, 09:00 ET from Bell Canada

MONTREAL, April 11, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell today announced the launch of its newest Internet security offering, McAfee Security from Bell. Compatible with both Windows and Mac, McAfee Security from Bell offers Internet customers state of the art online security, including virus, spyware and malware protection.

"Bell Internet customers want to focus on social media, business, entertainment content, shopping, all the other great things they can do online - not on worrying whether their Internet security is up to date," said Shawn Omstead, Vice-President, Products and Services. "McAfee Security from Bell lets customers connect with confidence, knowing they're protected online."

Bell Internet customers will automatically be transferred to 1 of 3 McAfee Security from Bell tiers: Good, Better or Best. Customers currently using free Bell Internet security will receive the Good package at no extra charge. Bell Internet customers with enhanced security services will be moved to the corresponding Better and Best security packages. To see how packages differ, please visit:

Various additional security features are included based on package, such as SiteAdvisor®, smartphone and tablet protection (BlackBerry and Android), encrypted storage, and parental controls featuring social network monitoring, program blocking, YouTube content filtering, and activity reports.

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