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McAfee LiveSafe is Now Available: Cross-Device Security Service with Facial and Voice Recognition Technology for Consumer Devices

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This is an update to the previous blog, McAfee LiveSafe Service: First Unlimited Cross-Device Security Service Uses Facial & Voice Recognition Technology.

McAfee announced the availability of McAfee LiveSafe, the first unlimited cross-device security service to use cutting-edge facial and voice recognition to protect users’ digital lives. Introduced in May, McAfee LiveSafe is designed to protect users’ personal information and identities with industry-leading anti-theft, authentication, and facial and voice-recognition technology. The comprehensive solution for use on all devices is now available at select retailers and also as a pre-install on new Ultrabooks and PCs from leading hardware manufacturers.

McAfee LiveSafe includes the following key features:

  • provides complete, unlimited device security for PCs, Macs, smartphones, and tablets;
  • offers an intuitive cloud-based “safety deposit box” – Personal Locker – for users to store their sensitive documents that can be accessed through biometric authentication using voice, face, and device recognition technologies;
  • offers simplified password management to securely store usernames and passwords;
  • protects users’ personal information with locate, lock and wipe capabilities; and
  • offers McAfee customer support FREE of charge.

McAfee LiveSafe pricing and availability are as follows.

  • $19.99 CDN for a 12-month subscription when purchased with select new PCs or Tablets.
  • $79.99 CDN for a 12-month subscription for consumers with existing PCs and tablets.
  • McAfee LiveSafe also comes pre-installed on Ultrabook devices and PCs from leading hardware manufacturers.

McAfee Announces Worldwide Availability of McAfee LiveSafe

Featuring a biometrics-enabled ‘Personal Locker,’ McAfee LiveSafe Service is the first-of-its-kind unlimited cross-device solution to safeguard consumers’ digital lives

MARKHAM, ON, July 23, 2013 – McAfee today announced that the McAfee LiveSafeTM service is now available for purchase via select retailers and also as a pre-install on new Ultrabooks and PCs from leading hardware manufacturers. Introduced in May, McAfee LiveSafe delivers on the joint vision with Intel to redefine consumer security by using cutting-edge technology to comprehensively protect consumers’ data, identities and all the PCs, Macs, smartphones and tablets they own at a low price.

McAfee LiveSafe is the first-to-market cross-device security service. It includes the Personal Locker feature that uses face and voice authentication technology to retrieve a user’s most sensitive personal information and sensitive documents, such as copies of passports and IDs, from a secure online location. In addition to protecting consumers from the latest online viruses and threats for each device a user owns, the McAfee LiveSafe service also offers simplified and automated management of usernames and passwords, hardware-enabled anti-theft capabilities for Ultrabooks, privacy protection for smartphone and tablets, and several additional security capabilities.

“With the current state and pace at which consumers are interacting online they need a convenient and easy-to-use security product to help them effortlessly protect their entire digital life,” said Gary Davis, vice president of global consumer marketing at McAfee. “With the McAfee LiveSafe service, we are leading the way to deliver the most complete and deepest protection available with innovative features to protect all devices, identity and personal data of our customers so they can connect with confidence.”

Pricing & Availability
McAfee LiveSafe service is available through select retailers for $19.99 CDN for a 12-month subscription when purchased with a new PC or tablet, and $79.99 CDN for a 12-month subscription for consumers with existing PCs and tablets. McAfee LiveSafe also comes pre-installed on Ultrabook™ devices and PCs from leading hardware manufacturers. For more information on McAfee LiveSafe service, please visit

About McAfee
McAfee, a wholly owned subsidiary of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), empowers businesses, the public sector and home users to safely experience the benefits of the Internet. The company delivers proactive and proven security solutions and services for systems, networks, and mobile devices around the world. With its Security Connected strategy, innovative approach to hardware-enhanced security, and unique Global Threat Intelligence network, McAfee is relentlessly focused on keeping its customers safe.

McAfee Canada is headquartered in Markham, Ontario, with regional offices across Canada. The company’s Consumer Software Research and Development facility is based in Waterloo, Ontario.

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