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Tuesday, 14 September 2004, 3:57 PM EST

New PC viruses and their variants have been appearing at unprecedented rates this year. Coupled with the unabated growth of mobile computing and other technologies, that means there are ever greater security challenges for businesses.

This is why McAfee has decided to focus on mobile platform protection of late, said Samenuk, especially in the third-generation, or 3G, cellular network market. That, and divesting its noncore businesses, have been his key areas of focus.

By Ong Boon Kiat at CNET.

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