Verizon teams with McAfee to offer anti-virus software

Wednesday - 9/12/2012, 9:07am EDT

Verizon is jumping into the mobile-security world. It's teamed up with McAfee to offer anti-virus software for Android devices.

The Verge.com reports prices range from free to just under $2 per month. Sprint already offers mobile security through Norton.

The Android platform has become a prime target for viruses. The operating system has struggled to catch up with Apple's IOS in terms of security.

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