Mcafee.Com Joins 'Back the Net' Effort, Showcasing the Internet's Many Unique Benefits

The Company Will Offer Special Subscription Pricing for Its Superior Web-Based

Anti-Virus, Personal Desktop Firewall, and Wireless Security Services



Apr 02, 2001, 01:00 ET from McAfee.com

    SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- McAfee.com (Nasdaq:   MCAF), a
 leading security Application Service Provider (ASP) announced today it will be
 participating in ICONOCAST's "Back the Net" day on Tuesday, April 3, 2001, by
 offering Internet users special promotion prices for the company's Web-based
 security services.  For one day only, McAfee.com will offer Internet users the
 opportunity to purchase a subscription of Clinic, McAfee.com Personal
 Firewall, and VirusScan Wireless for a special discounted price to support the
 day's goal of showcasing the Internet's unique benefits.
     "Back the Net" is a grass roots effort led by ICONOCAST
 (www.iconocast.com), a leading Internet resource for marketers, that
 encourages Internet users to either make a charitable donation to an online
 charity, make a purchase online or invest in their favorite online business.
 The aim is to herald the many positive aspects of the Internet, such as
 services, information, communication and entertainment.
     "Joining the "Back the Net" day effort was a really easy decision for us,"
 said Jon Wong, general manager, consumer division, McAfee.com.  "More than
 ever, Internet economy leaders need to step forward to instill confidence
 among users when they're online at home or on their corporate network.
 Offering our products at special reduced prices we believe will show Internet
 consumers that they can rely on Web-based applications and services to address
 their many security concerns."
     "We expect a huge surge in Net activity on April 3, with netizens sending
 donation cards, supporting their favorite e-merchant or investing in a company
 they admire," said ICONOCAST Marketing Director Greg Ogarrio.  "With such
 increased traffic comes a need for safety and protection.  That's why we are
 glad to see McAfee.com come on-board and make it safer for Internet users to
 enjoy the many advantages of the Internet."
     McAfee.com will offer three Web-based services dedicated to protect and
 maintain an Internet users' digital assets for a special discounted price in
 support of the Back the Net day.  These include:  Clinic, a suite of
 anti-virus and PC optimization services; McAfee.com Personal Firewall, a
 service designed to safeguard PCs against intruders and malicious code; and
 VirusScan Wireless, an application that secures your PDAs and other handheld
 devices.  Clinic and McAfee.com Personal Firewall will be offered at
 $19.95 each and VirusScan Wireless for $9.95.  These prices are $10 off the
 regular annual subscription prices and will be available for one day only,
 Tuesday, April 3, 2001 at www.mcafee.com.
 
     About McAfee.com
     Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, McAfee.com Corporation, a
 majority-owned subsidiary of Network Associates (Nasdaq:   NETA), is a leading
 consumer security Application Service Provider (ASP), redefining how software
 is developed, delivered and experienced by PC users at home and at work.  The
 company delivers software benefits through an Internet browser, virtually
 eliminating the need to install, configure and manage the technology on a
 local PC or network.  McAfee.com hosts software application services on its
 vast technology infrastructure and provides these services to users online
 through its Web site www.mcafee.com.  McAfee.com has signed up more than
 780,000 paid subscribers and regularly has more than 600,000 visitors each
 day.  The company estimates that 30% of its subscriber base is international.
 For more information, contact McAfee.com at 408.992.8100 or visit
 http://www.mcafee.com .
     NOTE:  Network Associates and McAfee.com are registered trademarks of
 Network Associates and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and/or other countries.
 All other registered trademarks in this document are the sole property of
 their respective owners.
 
 

SOURCE McAfee.com
    SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- McAfee.com (Nasdaq:   MCAF), a
 leading security Application Service Provider (ASP) announced today it will be
 participating in ICONOCAST's "Back the Net" day on Tuesday, April 3, 2001, by
 offering Internet users special promotion prices for the company's Web-based
 security services.  For one day only, McAfee.com will offer Internet users the
 opportunity to purchase a subscription of Clinic, McAfee.com Personal
 Firewall, and VirusScan Wireless for a special discounted price to support the
 day's goal of showcasing the Internet's unique benefits.
     "Back the Net" is a grass roots effort led by ICONOCAST
 (www.iconocast.com), a leading Internet resource for marketers, that
 encourages Internet users to either make a charitable donation to an online
 charity, make a purchase online or invest in their favorite online business.
 The aim is to herald the many positive aspects of the Internet, such as
 services, information, communication and entertainment.
     "Joining the "Back the Net" day effort was a really easy decision for us,"
 said Jon Wong, general manager, consumer division, McAfee.com.  "More than
 ever, Internet economy leaders need to step forward to instill confidence
 among users when they're online at home or on their corporate network.
 Offering our products at special reduced prices we believe will show Internet
 consumers that they can rely on Web-based applications and services to address
 their many security concerns."
     "We expect a huge surge in Net activity on April 3, with netizens sending
 donation cards, supporting their favorite e-merchant or investing in a company
 they admire," said ICONOCAST Marketing Director Greg Ogarrio.  "With such
 increased traffic comes a need for safety and protection.  That's why we are
 glad to see McAfee.com come on-board and make it safer for Internet users to
 enjoy the many advantages of the Internet."
     McAfee.com will offer three Web-based services dedicated to protect and
 maintain an Internet users' digital assets for a special discounted price in
 support of the Back the Net day.  These include:  Clinic, a suite of
 anti-virus and PC optimization services; McAfee.com Personal Firewall, a
 service designed to safeguard PCs against intruders and malicious code; and
 VirusScan Wireless, an application that secures your PDAs and other handheld
 devices.  Clinic and McAfee.com Personal Firewall will be offered at
 $19.95 each and VirusScan Wireless for $9.95.  These prices are $10 off the
 regular annual subscription prices and will be available for one day only,
 Tuesday, April 3, 2001 at www.mcafee.com.
 
     About McAfee.com
     Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, McAfee.com Corporation, a
 majority-owned subsidiary of Network Associates (Nasdaq:   NETA), is a leading
 consumer security Application Service Provider (ASP), redefining how software
 is developed, delivered and experienced by PC users at home and at work.  The
 company delivers software benefits through an Internet browser, virtually
 eliminating the need to install, configure and manage the technology on a
 local PC or network.  McAfee.com hosts software application services on its
 vast technology infrastructure and provides these services to users online
 through its Web site www.mcafee.com.  McAfee.com has signed up more than
 780,000 paid subscribers and regularly has more than 600,000 visitors each
 day.  The company estimates that 30% of its subscriber base is international.
 For more information, contact McAfee.com at 408.992.8100 or visit
 http://www.mcafee.com .
     NOTE:  Network Associates and McAfee.com are registered trademarks of
 Network Associates and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and/or other countries.
 All other registered trademarks in this document are the sole property of
 their respective owners.
 
 SOURCE  McAfee.com

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