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Friday, September 23, 2011

McAfee and Intel partner up to put anti-theft tech in Ultrabooks


Intel Anti-Theft
Intel has long provided hardware-level anti-theft technology, primarily for its enterprise customers. But, as users become increasingly mobile, the need to extend those protections to average consumers has become more and more apparent. McAfee is teaming up with Chipzilla to create a consumer-friendly software package that will interact with the chip-level anti-theft tech that will be packed into every Ultrabook. Details about the software are pretty slim for the moment, but we know it'll feature remote lock, remote wipe and location tracking to help you recover you precious lappy and keep your personal data out of the hands of ne'er-do-wells. The suite will start shipping alongside the tiny notebooks next year, but while you wait, check out the PR after the break.

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McAfee and Intel partner up to put anti-theft tech in Ultrabooks originally appeared on Engadget on Wed, 14 Sep 2011 18:01:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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