'More diverse' security software needed for tablets

AVG boss says new PC form factors open up opportunities for cyber criminals
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Consumers need more diverse protection against cyber criminals when using new devices such as tablets, a security software firm has said.

In an interview with PCR, Michael Foreman, managing director of AVG UK said: “The growing consumer popularity in devices that have access to the internet leads to an increased number of opportunities for criminals; ultimately this means more diverse protection is needed.”

While Foreman dodged the question of whether the firm would consider releasing security software for Macs, he added: “We concentrate on where the dangers come from… our R&D teams are always looking at all devices to ensure both consumers and businesses have the best protection available.

To read our interview with Michael Foreman in full, click here.

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