Sky Broadband Shield and McAfee Internet Security Suite are two forms of antivirus software for Sky broadband customers, as of 2015. Sky Broadband Shield is free to Sky Broadband customers, and McAfee Internet Security Suite is free for one year, but the sign-up phase is temporary.
Sky Broadband Shield provides antivirus protection for all devices that are connected to a home network when online with Sky Broadband. It also contains parental controls to preventing browsers from opening any suspicious or age-inappropriate sites according to Internet security settings.
McAfee works by strengthening a computer's firewall, purging a computer of harmful or malicious virus and identifying possible harmful sites or threats with the help of its continuously updated virus definitions.