Version 2.0 of McAfee Mobile Security for Android was recently released, adding two new features to the solution. BlackBerry and Symbian versions are expected soon.
"The new App Protection interprets how apps handle your personal and private data, and tells you whether those app permissions are risky," writes CNET News' Seth Rosenblatt. "What it doesn't do is advise you what to do about those risks, but to be fair, none of the other permissions scanners available do, either."
"There's also a new call and text-messaging filter that blocks calls and texts, based on a basic blacklist," Rosenblatt writes. "Input a number, and never hear from it again."
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