Let’s dive in and learn some interesting facts and statistics about antivirus giants, McAfee antivirus. This American anti-virus and security company was originally named McAfee Associates, founded in 1987 by John McAfee. Yet, since then this Santa Clara, California based software company has become the largest in the world.
This is all thanks to several acquisitions that have taken place over the years. In 2010, the multinational corporation, Intel, bought over McAfee for an astounding $7.68 billion. They then went on to acquire control of many successful security and technology companies, including Sentrigo, Reconnex, MX Logic and Stonesoft. You can read more about these costly acquisitions below.