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Windows 7: With McAfee deal, Intel to bake in security

23 Aug 2010   #41

Windows 7 x64 (RTM via MSDN)

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by madtownidiot View Post
I can't see how purchasing McAfee, which IMO has never made a good product for home users, could possibly help microsoft improve it's own security software, unless they're looking for examples of what not to do
It wasn't MS that bought McAfee, it was Intel.

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26 Aug 2010   #42
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1

I'm think Intel will put the money and people into McAffe to get the job done correctly. I also think that the brand name of McAffe will slowly slip away to something more Intelish. Having a built in security for all the mobile gadgets and cloud computing is a good idea. They must think they can straighten things out in McAffe. It's going to take some Intel boots on the ground to convince corporate customers to stay with McAffe. Intel had to know the bad reputation McAffe has and started getting personal lined up to fix the problem. Heads rolling and boots in the but will be the order of the day at McAffe. Hello golden parachutes.
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