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April 18, 2006

F-Secure Mobile Anti-Virus 3.0 Available For Symbian OS v9 and S60 3rd Edition Platform

by Darla Mack

Fsc_web F-Secure and Nokia have announced that F-Secure Mobile Anti-Virus will be available through Nokia to the users of Nokia N71, Nokia E60, Nokia E61 and Nokia E70.

For the Nokia N71, F-Secure Mobile Anti-Virus will be distributed on the memory card in the standard device sales package, while for the Nokia Eseries devices, the anti-virus client will be available at Nokia Catalogues service.

F-Secure and Nokia have been cooperating in the area of increasing content security for several years, and have developed distribution models for anti-virus solutions together. Since 2004 F-Secure Mobile Anti-Virus clients have been available through Nokia to the users of certain Nokia smartphone models. In addition, F-Secure Mobile Anti-Virus clients have been included into some operator variants of Nokia’s mobile devices.

Importing the anti-virus software into the mobile device is an easy solution for the user. Once the anti-virus client has been installed in the device, the user only needs to activate the anti-virus update service.

“Easy discovery and activation are critical to encouraging the adoption of an anti-virus service. The cooperation with Nokia is a great addition to our offering. By combining our automatic anti-virus solution with the enhanced security features of Nokia’s smartphones, we are providing a competitive solution against harmful content,” said Antti Vihavainen, vice-president of mobile security at F-Secure.

“As the market leader, Nokia is determined to be active in the development of security controls and preventive measures against malicious software. Providing anti-virus software such as the F-Secure anti-virus clients for select devices is a natural step towards our aim to bring the most advanced security features into S60-based smartphones," said Seppo Laukkanen, vice president of product management at Nokia.

F-Secure Mobile Anti-Virus provides increased real-time, on-device protection against harmful content with automatic over-the-air anti-virus updates. It is the world’s first and most widely available mobile operator anti-virus service. The new F-Secure Mobile Anti-Virus 3.0 supports devices based on Symbian OS v9 and the S60 3rd Edition platform.

via:  Security Park

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Comments

Jukka

Great news! Catalogs for 3rd Edition devices (www.nokia.com/catalogs) is not downloadable yet, but hopefully soon.

PS. Support pages are up for Nokia 6131!

Darla

Thanks Jukka!!!

Raihan Mazumder

I need NOKIA N-95 mobile software and ANTIVIRUS. If any one want to send me my email: [email protected] || or CALL me: 0163829944. Malaysia.

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