Top 6 Best Antivirus Apps For Android Smartphones 2015
Secure your andorid device with the following Security and Antivirus Apps For Android available for Free.
Android Operating system has the largest user base in the world of smartphones. Which makes it more profitable for any hacker to hack (or target) your Smartphone. And Considering the frequency with which malware scams in the Google Play Store are being reported, we thought it was about time to drop a list of the best antivirus apps for Android. Whether you are looking to protect your phone from theft, or a trojan, these are our best antivirus apps for your Android security needs in 2015.
Below are top 6 best antivirus apps for Android smartphones:
Norton Security Antivirus
Norton Security Antivirus is a completely free application that removes malware and viruses before they can reach your device, thanks to a meticulous scanning your system and installed applications. You can also scan your SD card to ensure that your data stored there is not compromised. Finally, the application provides the ability to lock your device remotely via SMS in case of loss or theft.
AVG AntiVirus Security
AVG AntiVirus Security is another popular security app, which brings all the security features you know. The free version brings antivirus, anti-malware, anti-phishing and anti-theft features.
Along with virus detection, AVG also detects problems in device’s settings, checks for security threats and more. For a monthly or a yearly subscription, the app brings a number of premium features like app backup, app locking and SIM locking.
CM Security is the most popular anti-virus on the list which is also part of the reason why it is our number 3. CM offers great basic protection with a ton of advanced features, it also fixes security vulnerabilities that are found in the system. Since it is the most popular one, hackers usually target apps like CM and optimize their malware to not be detected by its virus scanner.
AVL antivirus won an AV-TEST best protection award in 2013 for its security performance on the Android operating system. While it doesn’t include some of the more advanced anti-theft features that can be found in similar apps, for your basic protection needs, it is not only one of the most secure, but also one of the least likely to impact your battery or damage performance. AVL comes highly recommended.
Avira Antivirus Security
Avira manages all the basics like the others, with protection from malicious apps, malware, viruses and Trojans. You can also track a lost smartphone, remotely lock or wipe it and provide someone who innocently finds your device with a one-button ”report found” option. Avira scans your apps when you first launch the app, then every time you install a new one or update an existing app but you can start a manual scan anytime you like. Virus definitions are updated regularly over the air. You can also block bothersome numbers from calling or texting you.
The Malwarebytes app is a great anti-malware app, which brings a great anti-malware technology to Android smartphones and tablets. The app detects malware on your device and removes them. The app also detects if any app is using malicious coding or if any app is trying access a user’s personal data. Other features of the app include alerts for malicious links in SMS, checks for security issues and more. The app is totally free with no in-app purchases or anything, so you should definitely give it a try.