Facebook Users Can Now Get a 6-Month Free License of McAfee Internet Security 2011

Written By Sam on 12 November 2010

Keeping up with the thousands of viruses created everyday, it is important to use an internet security software that constantly updates itself and offers maximum security against ever evolving threats. McAfee Internet Security 2011 seeks to step ahead of the traditional antivirus software packages as it claims to analyze and block a threat within milliseconds of detecting it, hence, leaving very little or no gap in providing your system the protection it needs.

Users can look forward to anti-spyware, anti-phishing and a two way firewall protection in addition to the usual antivirus. Plus, there are spam-controlling tools and parental controls. It also provides users with online security advisers to help them understand the threats they might be exposed to according to their surfing behavior and the best practices to avoid a virus attack.

McAfee Internet Security 2011 is faster and more effective while it is still easy to use. Here’s a look at the key improvements in the 2011 version:

  • Un-intrusive and expanded protection against threats – which includes introduction of new levels of threat detection and protection, like, URL ratings, web download scans before they reach the hard drive, and more.
  • The scans conducted are unintrusive with other functions on your PC as they leave a very small memory footprint, and McAfee claims its installation process to be the fastest among others.
  • Scan speeds have also been considerably enhanced scans conducted at 325% faster speeds. The software also capitalizes on speed when the system is idle and installs updates during this time.
  • Security management is convenient with the simplified and effective interface that lets new users as well as experts operate it to its optimum.
  • Firewall integration with Microsoft allows users to make settings in the Network Manager of Windows 7/Vista to update McAfee’s firewall settings as well.

Users can take the opportunity of using this software for free for a 6 month trial period as part of a promotional process by McAfee and Facebook.

The software is otherwise priced at $54.99 down from $69.99 for use on 3 PCs for a period of 1 year. For the free subscription, you need to be a Facebook user. Then visit the McAfee link and click on the GET STARTED NOW button. Follow through instructions to get the software for free.

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