Antivirus company McAfee ( MFE) agreed to a partnership with instant chat provider Paltalk.

McAfee said it will offer comprehensive security protection to users of Paltalk's upcoming Messenger version 8.3. McAfee's products will be offered to 4 million users of Paltalk and promoted via email campaigns, banners and other marketing programs.

Paltalk users can purchase McAfee Internet Security Suite or individual security services at a discounted rate.

"As Internet communication evolves and increasingly complex threats emerge, McAfee is continually extending and innovating its protection to secure consumers at every turn, especially in the popular realm of instant messaging," McAfee said. "This relationship with Paltalk is a chance for us to provide comprehensive protection to millions of additional instant messaging customers who could otherwise be be at risk."
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