McAfee buys WiFi security firm, partners with Bitfone

McAfee today acquired 802.1x firm Wireless Security. The two companies already worked together. Wireless Security already provides McAfee with a service that lets users check their wireless connections and hardware to detect possible intruders. As a result of the deal, Wireless Security's technology will be bundled with McAfee's primary services, including its Internet Security Suite, VirusScan, and Personal Firewall. In a seperate announcement, McAfee also announced a partnership with Bitfone to deliver over the air security for mobile phones. No financial details of either deal were released.

For more on McAfee's deal for Wireless Security:
- go to this story from internetnews.com

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