Top 5 Anti-virus and Anti Malware Apps for Android
A lot of corrupted apps and malware can harm your Android smartphone or tablet and that is why it is essential that you install a good antivirus or anti malware app on your android device. On the bright side, the options are in plenty and a lot of mobile antivirus apps offer detection and prevention of malware along with a range of privacy and anti-theft features. Take a look at the top 5 anti-virus and anti-malware apps for android devices.
1. Avast! Mobile Security and Antivirus
Apart from providing top-notch malware protection, the additional features in Avast! Mobile Security and Antivirus are what you should be looking forward to. Even the free version of this app is a lot better than premium version of many other antivirus apps. It includes everything from a privacy adviser to a blacklist that can be customized.
2. Bitdefender Mobile Security
Not a very well-known name in the world of antivirus companies but its Android security is well known. The app is light and powerful and very easy to use. The malware protection is absolutely flawless, combine it with the anti-theft features of this app, you will have a strong antivirus app in your device.
3. Kaspersky Internet Security for Android
Kaspersky is a name to reckon with when it comes to PC security. And its Android security is no less powerful and reliable. The unbeatable malware detection app from Kaspersky Labs for Android devices may cost $14.95 per year (premium version) but the powerful protection would be worth it.
4. AVG Antivirus PRO
Windows users would be acquainted with AVG’s antivirus software. Now android users too can take advantage of the anti-theft and privacy protection features offered by AVG Antivirus Pro. However, many users do not find it quite efficient (given the tough competition) and your device may run a little slower after installing it. It does come with supplementary Android maintenance apps that can integrate seamlessly into the interface.
5. McAfee Mobile Security
Another power player in the world of PC ant virus software, McAfee’s Android security version has managed to impress us with its easy to use interface, balance of functionality and a wide range of features. It has an intelligent interface which we absolutely love. The anti-theft and privacy protection options of this app are admirable too.