There is many antivirus app available to protect your Android Phone form Virus. Sophos Mobile Security App is all in one solution.
In their latest report, Symantec, well-known for their antivirus and security solutions for PCs and smartphones, released a warning about the increasing number of malware attacks on smartphone OS’s, especially Android. In their opinion, we will see an increasing number of attempts to exploit smartphone vulnerabilities in the near future, as these become more popular.
Sophos Mobile Security is a relatively well-known antivirus solution for Android. It is popular among its users and stands out due to increased efficiency. The three important functions that Sophos offers are: virus scanner, anti-theft and privacy advisor. The Antivirus scanner can be set to run in the background, scanning any application that is installed or can act upon request by accessing the function straight from within the app. Scanning is very fast and detection rate is very good.
The Anti-theft function but does not require root but rather administrative privileges that can be granted from the Android settings. The solution works with as a combind protective measures, such as setting a password for the lockscreen and app, activating the location services and defining phone numbers that can send SMS commands in case the device gets lost or stolen. Privacy Advisor displays detailed information about the permissions required by various applications and provides the option to uninstall the ones you think are unnecessary.
+ Great, easy to use interface
+ All-in-one security options
- Lacking a Firewall module
Sophos Mobile Security for Andorid offers a great UI that will take a minimum effort to discover all it has to offer. You can download the anti virus app for free by hitting the widget bellow.
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