Top 3 Free Android Security Apps
Avast Antivirus & Security:
With a wide range of features offered like the virus scanner for apps, app usage statistics, a privacy advisor, firewall feature and a web shield, it ensures utmost safety and security for your device. The privacy advisor intimates you to review app permissions, the statistics help you analyse and detect apps that are causing trouble to the device, the firewall allows you block certain apps from accessing the internet and the web shield protects the device from online malware.
Avast also comes with an all-inclusive anti-theft tool. In a scenario of the device getting lost or stolen, the user can use Avast to app-lock your device, track it using inbuilt GPS, start a siren and clear out all the data on the device. The user can also set the app in such a manner that no one can uninstall Avast Mobile Security App from the device. All these features come free, along with further in-app purchases for additional features.
Kaspersky Internet Security:
Another popular Antivirus and security is Kaspersky Internet Security. Its latest protection technology protects your android devices from viruses, spyware & Trojans. It comes with an antivirus scanner that runs an on-demand malware scan of your device. In order to provide anti-theft and in case of loss of device, it comes with features like remote locking, device locating, alarming the device and wiping/formatting the device.
It allows you to take mugshots and block calls and texts on your Android device. All these features are free but Kaspersky Internet Security comes with in-app purchases for features like real-time protection, anti-phishing, privacy protection & browsing protection.
CM Security Antivirus Applock:
The CM Security App is a fairly new one but has gained immense popularity for its all-encompassing security features that it offers for free.
It comes with an antivirus scanner and provides a vault and app lock to protect you photos and applications. It is possible to locate & lock it down in case of loss or theft of the device. An interesting feature called the intruder selfie snaps a picture of anyone who enters the wrong password twice using the front camera of the device. That’s not all, the CM security app offers scheduled scanning, call blocking and safe browsing. All these features are free along with in-app purchases.
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by techtalks @TechTalks April 28, 2017 7:06 AM UTC