Tag: anti-virus

SmrtGuard Updates With SmrtSecurity Anti-SPAM and Anti-Virus

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SmrtGuard have released SmrtSecurity in version 2.24 of their product. SmrtSecurity includes Anti-SPAM and Anti-Virus features. With Anti-SPAM, users can block unwanted calls and emails. With SmrtGuard’s reliable backup technology, the Blacklist of unwanted email and phone numbers are backed up so you don’t have to restart when switching devices. With their latest anti-virus features, you can fully protect your device from spyware. The latest version also includes some improvements and bug fixes, making this a must-download.

To download, point your browser to smrtguard.com/m.

Free Anti-Virus App for BlackBerry Lookout with Remote Data Wipe and Tracking

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Lookout is a new app for BlackBerry that aims to prevent your smartphone from security risks such as malware, viruses and hackers. The app is still in Beta, and while it’s difficult to determine whether it’s effective, it’s a free app so there isn’t much to lose. Features include:

  • Scans every app you download to make sure it’s safe.
  • Backs up your contacts and photos and allows you to access that data from any web browser.
  • Routine data syncs that can be scheduled to run automatically.
  • Restore your data to an existing phone or a new phone.
  • Allow users to easily track down their device and find it if it is lost or stolen.
  • Remotely wipe the data from your Blackberry if it is permanently lost.

To download Lookout, just go to m.myLookout.com from your BlackBerry browser, or register by SMS at their site.

BlackBerry Storm to come with McAfee Mobile Security?

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mcafee mobile security for the BlackBerry Storm

It’s late, I’ve pretty much just touched down in beautiful Santa Clara, so please don’t blame me (too much) if this has been written about before. However, upon hitting the tarmac, one of the emails hitting my inbox contained this image indicating that the Verizon BlackBerry Storm will come with a free 30-day trial of McAfee Mobile Security. McAfee Mobile Security does what you’d expect, scanning files, messages and downloads to makes sure they’re virus free.

Thoughts people? The thought of downloading a virus to your BlackBerry is fairly new to me, so I’m wondering if this is necessary.

Thanks for the tip, Kevin!