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What is AT&T Internet Security Suite - powered by McAfee and how can it help me?

Learn more about AT&T Internet Security Suite - powered by McAfee and how can it help you.


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About AT&T Internet Security Suite - powered by McAfee

What does AT&T Internet Security Suite - powered by McAfee do?

  • Stops Viruses
  • Blocks Spyware
  • Stops Hackers
  • Improves PC Health
  • Brings You Safe Search and Safe Surfing

Where can I download and install AT&T Internet Security Suite - powered by McAfee?
Please see our installation guides to walk you through the download process.
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What are the minimum requirements to install AT&T Internet Security Suite - powered by McAfee?

Operating System Requirements:
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 with Service Pack 4 (SP4) or higher
  • Windows XP with Service Pack 1 (SP1) or higher (32 bit)
  • Windows Vista and Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) Personal computer with Pentium-compatible processor 500 MHz or higher and 256 MB RAM or higher and is compatible with 32 and 64-bit systems Windows 7* (compatible with 32 and 64-bit systems)
    NOTE: Windows Vista must meet Windows Vista and Windows 7 operating system requirements.

Browser Requirements:
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or later
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5 or later

Are there additional features?
  • Built-in computer health and performance tools keep the PC running at peak performance with automated disc defrag, and clean-up for files, applications and browser history.
  • Protection without interference - McAfee security service will intelligently defer tasks, updates, and alerts. This is a unique feature that allows you to use your PC for uninterrupted movie watching, slide show presenting, or game playing.
  • McAfee Virtual Technician is integrated and easily accessible within the SecurityCenter and the "Help" menu. It allows you to resolve common issues from within the service. Unresolved issues are automatically sent to a support agent with solutions 24/7.
  • Improved performance with less processing, less memory use, and faster scanning.
  • Integrated anti-virus, anti-spyware and firewall technologies work together to combat today's sophisticated, multi-pronged attacks.
  • Spyware protection detects, blocks, and removes spyware and adware. Better protection based on a new integrated anti-virus, anti-spyware engine. It also detects and blocks tracking cookies.
  • Intelligent firewall protection with improved data of known good and known bad applications. Automated detection of new networks. New logging capabilities.
  • McAfee SystemGuards watches your computer for specific behaviors that may signal virus, spyware, or hacker activity.
  • Stealth Mode can hide your presence on the Internet, making your computer invisible to hackers. McAfee SecurityCenter makes it simple to review the PC security status, check for updates, and fix potential security issues.
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What are the benefits of AT&T Internet Security Suite - powered by McAfee?

Basic Benefits:
  • Stops Viruses. Blocks and removes viruses and stops them before they get to your PC.
  • Stops Hackers. Protects and conceals your computer from hackers.
  • Blocks Spyware. Blocks spyware before it installs on your computer and removes existing spyware.
  • Improves PC Health. Cleans clutter off your computer so it stays healthy and secure.
  • Safe Search, Safe Surf. McAfee SiteAdvisor adds security ratings to Web sites to help you avoid online dangers.
  • It's a security service that continuously and automatically updates your computer with the latest software and threat security data to your PC.
  • The enhanced and streamlined security performs faster and requires less of your computer's resources than previous versions.

Advanced Benefits:
  • Simple Interface. Scan your computer, check for updates and configure your security settings using the McAfee SecurityCenter. This easy-to-use "dashboard" gives you one-click access to your computer's security information.
  • Always Active, Always Protecting. With McAfee's Security as a Service technology, you get continuous, automatic security product and feature upgrades - not just threat updates - for the life of your subscription.
  • Always Upgrading, Always Updating. With continuous and automatic updates, McAfee ensures that you're running the most current security to combat the ever-evolving threats on the Internet as long as your subscription with AT&T is active.

What makes the AT&T Internet Security Suite - powered by McAfee different from other security offers?
  • Low Cost: If your connection speed is 3 Mbps or higher, AT&T provides this Security Suite at no charge to you. If your connection speed is 1.5 Mbps or less, you will be charged $5.00 per month for installation on up to 10 PCs.
  • Secure: Trusted, award-winning security from McAfee, customized for AT&T customers.
  • Always Up-to-Date: Upgrades to the latest version of AT&T Internet Security Suite - powered by McAfee. When new versions are available, you are automatically upgraded at no charge, ensuring you always have up-to-date protection.
  • Automatic Updates: Updates for the latest security threats happen daily, automatically, without any action from you.
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