Mobile Security & Antivirus

Mobile Security & Antivirus

(1726863 ratings)

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  • Downloads:
    100,000,000 - 500,000,000
  • Last update
    Sep 17, 2014

Mobile Security & Antivirus Reviews

  • Varna Sri Raman

    Varna Sri Raman

    Reviewed in Google Nexus Picks

    The best and only anti-virus, pro-privacy and anti-theft protection.

  • Reez  Goswami

    Reez Goswami

    Reviewed in Tablet Optimised

    Every device needs secjrity. This is my personal favorite. Althkuh one should use only one anti-virus at a time.

  • PSarge

    PSarge

    Reviewed in Currently Installed

    Virus and anti theft protection with this app from avast. If it's good enough for my PC it's certainly good enough for my phone. (some features require a rooted device)

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avast! Mobile Security with free antivirus for Android secures against unwanted phishing, malware, spyware, and malicious viruses such as trojans and even against loss or theft. We are celebrating 100 million downloads. Retweet this Tweet to have a chance to win a free premium license https://twitter.com/avast_antivirus/status/502071164676481025

Secure your phone and tablet with our top-rated free mobile security app with both antivirus and anti-theft protection.

✔ Security tools like virus scanner, virus removal, protector, network meter, app manager, app lock, and even firewall (on rooted phones) give you total control for staying clean.
✔ Protects against general infections, app vulnerabilities and Wi-Fi-based threats to your OS.
✔ Locate lost phones or tablets through our web-based phone locator feature.
✔ Remote lock and memory wipe features (just two of its many advanced Anti-Theft components) keep your data safe from theft.

It’s totally FREE.

Recommended by leading Android authorities:
■ Android Authority: “The best antivirus just got better… nothing comes close.”
■ Android and Me: “The best anti-theft solution on the market.”
■ Android Police: “Anything you would want if your device gets lost or stolen.”

Available in 20+ languages.

MOBILE SECURITY | ANTIVIRUS FOR ANDROID

■ Antivirus Engine: Virus scanner automatically scans installed apps, memory card content and new apps upon first use. Schedule automatic scans for when you sleep. Includes SMS/file scanning for complete mobile protection, and also protect against avg spyware and removes viruses.

■ Privacy Report & Apps Manager: Provides insights about installed apps and helps you understand your apps’ access rights, intentions, and permissions.

■ SMS and Call Filter: Allows you to retain your privacy. Block numbers from those you don’t want to be able to contact you.

■ Web Shield: Blocks malware infected links, as well as trojans, adware and spyware (for safe web browsing) and even USSD numbers (which have the ability to wipe your device's memory). Also fixes mistyped URLs.

■ Network Meter: Measures incoming/outgoing data transfers.

■ Firewall (rooted devices only): Blocks hackers from getting in.

■ App Locking: Locks any two apps with a PIN/gesture (unlimited in Premium).

■ Backup: Allows backup of contacts, SMS/call logs, and photos (Premium version provides backup of music, video, and apps).

FIND MY PHONE | ANTI-THEFT FOR ANDROID

The best free cell phone tracker on the market. If you’re thinking “How can I find my Android?” you can use the cell phone locator features to find it, control it remotely, and much more.

■ Control your Android remotely via a web-based interface or SMS (to later control your device remotely, go to: http://my.avast.com).

■ Locate your phone on a map using GPS tracker.

■ Lock device, activate siren, or wipe memory to keep your private data safe.

■ Get notification of a SIM card change.

NEW! PREMIUM FEATURES | PAID-FOR OPTIONS

★ App Locking: Locks an unlimited number of apps.

★ Ad Detector: Detects ads and provides full details of their tracking systems.

★ Password Check: Automatically locks after 3 failed attempts to unlock.

★ Geo-Fencing: Phone performs specified actions (e.g. lock, activate siren, send location) when outside the set perimeter (e.g. you go to a cafe and enable it with a 500m perimeter, so if somebody steals your phone and takes it away, it triggers your specified actions).

★ Remote SMS: Remotely send text messages from the phone.

★ Remote Data Recovery: Remotely retrieve data from the phone.

★ Remote Identification: Take picture of the thief when he/she tries to unlock it (using front or back camera, with face recognition). Record audio, with voice recognition.

★ Backup Features: Allows backup of video, audio, and apps (including settings and data for rooted phones, e.g. game progress).

★ Premium pricing (auto-renewal): $1.99 monthly, or $14.99 yearly.