The acquisition integrated Scan Alert's Hacker Safe service and Mc Afee's Site Advisor rating system to attack website security from both sides.
Safe Boot provided mobile data security solutions that protected data, devices, and networks against the risk associated with loss, theft, and unauthorized access.
The deal closed on November 19, 2008 at a price of 7 million.
With hundreds of millions of users worldwide, the free Avira Antivirus is immensely popular.
It gets excellent lab scores, and it brings along a team of related Avira products.
The acquisition enabled Mc Afee to extend its database security portfolio. The acquisition allowed Mc Afee to complete its diversification into the mobile security space, and announce its plans to build the next generation mobile platform. On May 25, 2010, Mc Afee announced a definitive agreement to acquire Trust Digital, a privately held online security company that specialized in security for mobile devices.
The acquisition allowed Mc Afee to extend its services beyond traditional endpoint security and move into the mobile security market.
On January 6, 2014, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich announced during the Consumer Electronics Show the name change from Mc Afee Security to Intel Security.
The company's red shield logo would remain, with the firm continuing to operate as a wholly owned Intel subsidiary.Network Associates was formed in 1997 as a merger of Mc Afee Associates, Network General, PGP Corporation and Helix Software.The company restructured in 2004, beginning with the sale of its Magic Solutions business to Remedy, a subsidiary of BMC Software early in the year.Mc Afee, as a result of brief ownership of TIS Labs/NAI Labs/Network Associates Laboratories/Mc Afee Research, was highly influential in the world of Open Source software, as that organization produced portions of the Linux, Free BSD, and Darwin operating systems, and developed portions of the BIND name server software and SNMP version 3.Mc Afee had acquired Calgary, Alberta, Canada-based FSA Corporation, which helped the company diversify its security offerings away from just client-based antivirus software by bringing on board its own network and desktop encryption technologies.These are not my words, but the words of millions of irate users." a developer of high-performance security information and event management (SIEM) solutions that protect critical information and infrastructure.