Free Antivirus and Security


Free Antivirus and Security

Winner of the AV-TEST AWARD – BEST PROTECTION 2015 For all the 6 test rounds in 2015, Sophos Mobile Security demonstrated a consistent detection rate of 100 percent ( Best Antivirus for your Android - Full features, no advertising, all free Sophos is an IT security leader for companies and governments worldwide. This award-winning app comprehensively protects your Android device and your privacy without impacting performance or battery life. With up-to-the-minute intelligence from SophosLabs, apps are automatically scanned for malware as you install them, to protect you from data loss and unexpected costs. If your device is lost or stolen, you can remotely lock or wipe it to safeguard your personal information. Malware Protection • Scan apps for malicious or inappropriate content as you install them. • Scan apps and storage media on demand and on schedule. Loss & Theft Protection • Send SMS commands for: Wipe, Lock, Alarm, Locate, Message to finder, Reset passcode. • Receive SMS for: SIM change detection, Locate before battery dies. Web Filtering • Block web sites with malicious, undesirable or illegal content. App Protection • Protect apps with a password. Privacy Advisor • Report apps that access personal data, e.g. your address book. • Report apps that could create costs, e.g. by sending SMS. Security Advisor • Get advice on how to improve device security. Spam Protection • Block unwanted phone calls from selected numbers. QR Code Scanner • Check URLs for malicious or inappropriate web sites. • Add contacts to your address book. • Set up Wi-Fi connections and warn of insecure encryption. Authenticator • Generate time-based (TOTP, RFC 6238) and counter-based (HOTP, RFC 4226) one-time passwords for multi-factor authentication. Managed Mode If the app is managed by Sophos Mobile Control or Sophos Central, your IT department can monitor your device to guarantee company-wide protection. Permissions Permissions are required to monitor incoming data, and to detect and stop threats. See more here: Please note • Malware definitions are updated at least once a day to keep you protected. This requires minor data usage every time. • The initial full scan of every app installed causes a one-time peak in battery usage. Support Information • Knowledgebase: • Moderated support forum: • Use our SDK for premium antivirus in your app:

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  • Highligths
    Best antivirus / very best web filter with custom controls”
    Great protection app”
    Mobile Security has better anti theft and has firewall”
    Best anti -malware app around”
    Seamless and cool extra security lost phone features”
    It has a complete set of security features including anti- theft”
    At ~33MB of memory usage
    Should integrate with Sophos Home for consumers
  • Keep in mind
    Don't install unless they disclose battery usage /change”
    But wants access to my phone calls
    Not compatible with Facebook Messenger at all”

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