Micromax partners with Intel Security to integrate McAfee Mobile Assistant on smartphones

Of late, internet security has become a major concern for smartphone users with the rising number of frauds and hacking cases. As such, leading Indian handset maker Micromax has now announced that its handsets would come pre-loaded with McAfee Mobile Assistant.


Micromax has announced its partnership with Intel Security to ensue online safety of users using their smartphones. As part of the partnership, all Micromax smartphones will come integrated with McAfee Mobile Assistant starting from April, 2017. The move is aimed at ensuring a safe online experience in the digitally connected world for Micromax users.

Speaking about the launch, Vikas Jain, Co-Founder of Micromax Informatics, said, “As India leads the world with growing smartphone penetration and is witnessing an increased usage of mobile wallets, it is imperative to build products and services that are secure and do not comprise on data security. At Micromax, we realize that security of data on smartphones is critical and as one of the world’s largest cybersecurity organizations, Intel Security was an obvious choice for us to partner with; given the company’s global pedigree, strong lineage and R & D capabilities.