Free Antivirus and Security

Free Antivirus and Security


FREE antivirus for your Android - Full features, no nag screens, all free
Sophos Mobile Security comprehensively protects your Android device without compromising performance or battery life. Using up-to-the-minute intelligence from SophosLabs, your apps will be automatically scanned as you install them. This antivirus functionality protects you from malicious software which can lead to data loss and unexpected costs. Moreover, if your device is lost or stolen, a remote lock or wipe will shield your personal information from prying eyes. This is what we call complete security!
Antivirus Protection
• Scans apps as you install them
• On demand and scheduled scan of previously installed apps and files on external storage (such as SD cards)
• Displays Potentially Unwanted Apps (PUA) to help you recognize apps considered unsuitable for business
• Uses Sophos threat intelligence from the cloud with up-to-the-minute malware information
Loss and Theft Protection
• Can receive commands from predefined phone numbers by text message (SMS)
• Supports remote commands for: Wipe, Lock, Alarm (Scream), Locate, Message to finder, Reset passcode
• Sends the device location before the battery dies
• Informs you if your SIM card is changed
Web Protection
• Block access to malicious or phishing websites
• Block access to inappropriate websites (parental control)
Spam Filter
• Filters incoming text messages (SMS)
• Blocks unwanted calls
Application Protection
• Protects selected apps with a password for startup
• Allows you to protect the device settings and Google Play store with a password
USSD Code Protection
• Protects your device from attacks via USSD codes. Register Sophos to scan every dialed number
Privacy Advisor
• Detects apps which access personal data such as your address book
• Identifies apps which could create costs, for example by sending text messages
Security Advisor
• Gives you advice on how to improve your security settings
Managed Mode (Sophos Mobile Control Advanced)
If this app is managed through Sophos Mobile Control, the following changes are applied to the app:
• Loss and Theft Protection and Security Advisor will disappear, as these features are handled by Sophos Mobile Control
• The settings cannot be changed by the user any more and become read-only. All settings are done centrally within the MDM solution
For more details on the managed version, check the Sophos website


Support Information:
Explanation of required permissions: http://sophos.com/kb/117499
How to uninstall: Use the new uninstallation wizard. For manual uninstallation see http://sophos.com/kb/117456
Knowledge Base: http://sophos.com/kb/
Moderated Support Forum: http://openforum.sophos.com/t5/MobileTalk/ct-p/MOBILETALK

Recent changes:
• Updated malware detection engine
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User ratings
4532
Installs
100,000+
Concerns
5
File size
11305 kb
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About Free Antivirus and Security
FREE antivirus for your Android - Full features, no nag screens, all free
Sophos Mobile Security comprehensively protects your Android device without compromising performance or battery life. Using up-to-the-minute intelligence from SophosLabs, your apps will be automatically scanned as you install them. This antivirus functionality protects you from malicious software which can lead to data loss and unexpected costs. Moreover, if your device is lost or stolen, a remote lock or wipe will shield your personal information from prying eyes. This is what we call complete security!
Antivirus Protection
• Scans apps as you install them
• On demand and scheduled scan of previously installed apps and files on external storage (such as SD cards)
• Displays Potentially Unwanted Apps (PUA) to help you recognize apps considered unsuitable for business
• Uses Sophos threat intelligence from the cloud with up-to-the-minute malware information
Loss and Theft Protection
• Can receive commands from predefined phone numbers by text message (SMS)
• Supports remote commands for: Wipe, Lock, Alarm (Scream), Locate, Message to finder, Reset passcode
• Sends the device location before the battery dies
• Informs you if your SIM card is changed
Web Protection
• Block access to malicious or phishing websites
• Block access to inappropriate websites (parental control)
Spam Filter
• Filters incoming text messages (SMS)
• Blocks unwanted calls
Application Protection
• Protects selected apps with a password for startup
• Allows you to protect the device settings and Google Play store with a password
USSD Code Protection
• Protects your device from attacks via USSD codes. Register Sophos to scan every dialed number
Privacy Advisor
• Detects apps which access personal data such as your address book
• Identifies apps which could create costs, for example by sending text messages
Security Advisor
• Gives you advice on how to improve your security settings
Managed Mode (Sophos Mobile Control Advanced)
If this app is managed through Sophos Mobile Control, the following changes are applied to the app:
• Loss and Theft Protection and Security Advisor will disappear, as these features are handled by Sophos Mobile Control
• The settings cannot be changed by the user any more and become read-only. All settings are done centrally within the MDM solution
For more details on the managed version, check the Sophos website


Support Information:
Explanation of required permissions: http://sophos.com/kb/117499
How to uninstall: Use the new uninstallation wizard. For manual uninstallation see http://sophos.com/kb/117456
Knowledge Base: http://sophos.com/kb/
Moderated Support Forum: http://openforum.sophos.com/t5/MobileTalk/ct-p/MOBILETALK

Recent changes:
• Updated malware detection engine

User reviews of Free Antivirus and Security
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Android Market Comments
A Google User
Wednesday 12:57 PM
Just Fantastic....! We use this on R Hospital computer systems throughout.... So ask your self.... if its good enough 4 hospital.... Then it's good enough 4 any 1. Thanx Sophos. Paul. (Leicester) S5 Crew
A Google User
Tuesday 8:52 PM
Really nice app! Especially about app locking...
A Google User
Tuesday 2:36 PM
not bad..but need notification icon top of the screen.. apps is good...for more monitoring properly should be add notification icon quickly as possible
A Google User
4 days ago
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A Google User
Dec 11, 2014
Web filtering is a joke On both Chrome & Android browser, I blocked all the nasties. Testing for illegal drugs & adult content returned neither block nor warning. It is a false sense of security. When it is saying that it blocking certain types of content, users should not have open access to it. I am testing it to see if I can recommend it to people who have children or with moral issues. As this filtering clearly does not work, how reliable is the rest of the application's functionality? AVL PRO is better still.