Android’s popularity is increasing day by day, and getting security threats like malware, phishing are very common.
Since there are large numbers of persons using either android mobiles or android tablets, many big companies have launched their Antivirus app. In the crowd of paid application, there are many free ant viruses for android which can clean your mobile phone from various security threads.
The main function of antivirus is to detect and clean infected files at real time, without much affecting speed of mobile or tablets. Following are free antivirus apps for android which can be directly downloaded from android play.
avast! Mobile Security
It has been last updated on Sept 04, 2012 and works on Android 2.1 and up. The size of Avast Mobile security is 3.8 M.
Features of avast! Mobile Security
- Network Meter which measures incoming and outgoing data transfers.
- Widget which enables users to control apps from android desktop.
- Web Interface, with this new feature a user can control his mobile phone remotely with anti-theft features which includes phone lock, memory wipe etc.
AVG Anti-Virus Free
This antivirus is last updated on Sept 11, 2012 and its size varies from 2M to 3.5 M according to devices. This AVG Antivirus can handle real time security threads; it can detect harmful apps and text messages. Best part of this antivirus is that it can handle web security part with same app. Moreover it can kill tasks which slow down mobile process, monitor storage, mobile data package i.e. incoming and outgoing data, and battery usage. Users can schedule their android device scan like daily, weekly, monthly or on demand scans.
Lookout Mobile Security
This android antivirus is one of best antivirus. In order to protect your android device from various malicious virus, malwares, spyware etc it will automatically scan you’re all installed programs and other data. This antivirus can be scheduled according to our frequency for scanning of installed apps. Additional to the antivirus feature, it has also got phone locator i.e. in case you missed your phone, it can locate your phone through GPS. You may login at mylookout.com for taking backup of your phone.
Comodo Mobile Security & Antivirus Free
Comodo mobile antivirus has got all basic features and functionality of antivirus i.e. it can scan and protect your mobile phone from virus attack. Besides these features it also have inbuilt task manager (list all running process), Call and SMS blocking to block call and sms from any particular number. You will also be able to add private number which will require a password authentication for making calls and sending sms. Some other features like Anti-Theft makes it vital which sends a sms to friends mobile on changing of sim card and supports remote device lock etc. It requires 10 M to 16 MB memory for installation.
You may use any of these antiviruses to protect your cell phone. Subscribe now for more updates.