With more and more portable devices on the roll, there have also been many mobile viruses on the rise. The necessity of a mobile antivirus has reached a massive high and now as soon as one buys a smart phone or a PDA device the next thing he she worries about is the need for a mobile antivirus program installed to their device.
Though there are many Mobile operating systems flooding the market these days there are only a few major giant players who still rules in the comparison scale. Here in we will be dealing with Android, Symbian, Blackberry, iOS and Windows mobile.
Top 10 Popular Mobile Anti-Virus List
I have never been a Kaspersky fan of protecting my PC as it always conflicts with the way I work around programs and software’s. But the Mobile Security it provides is undoubtedly the best in the market. With features on the manual settings and customized way of scanning, this mobile antivirus is sure the life saver of many Mobile phone users.
As the name is making the headlines in the protection of PC, it maintains the same name for the mobile security aspect as well. The best in its class and with the highest database of threat detection it is most suitable for corporate users who are very worried about their personal info being compromised.
Though this company was doing good, we still don’t know why they pulled up the product from the market in the early 2011. The support will be provided till 31st Dec 2011. Guess they are trying to come up with something better and more secure. Wait and watch.
Number 4 in our list but was a tough call to put it here. The features are enough to make you feel secure. With Child locating and online scanner this Mobile security has already built its own space in the competitive market. The support for wide range of OS is also an added advantage to its popularity.
This company always reports the detection of a virus first to the internet world. Just the difference they won’t tell what the virus does and takes around a month to release a patch for it. No offenses to the giant mobile doctor but they lack something which has never been filled in all the versions till date. They have everything that is need for the security and peripheral works but each time I have a look at it, it feels like some thing is missing. Apart from the above mentioned flaws it is assured that this product is here to stay for ever and the customer support is very good as well.
After the company merged with the Microsoft Corporation there were many speculations about the integrity of the individual name. Very soon they rightly proved them wrong after they separated from the technology giant. Now they have something which every other developer would like to have. They have consistency and honesty. I have been a Symantec fan for many years and the merger left me shocked but now with other Endpoint services I am back in love with my old pal.
The real sense of security lies with Symantec. If you have it you have bought yourself the real sense of security. Now stop worrying about anything but if you dot have it try a trial version. You are sure to buy it up before it expires and that’s a challenge.
For all the free antivirus community this is relief. With support for almost all type of Mobile phones and OS they are the highest selling Security app. With all the necessary requirements under one user interface panel it is excellent. It also comes with premium version which adds the cherry on top with mobile theft and other smart features added to it.
Actually it’s a bit tricky one. There are many sites which provide download to this version of antivirus but there in no single trace of it in the official website. I had this in my phone for a few weeks and it works like good but I am still confused about the authenticity of this program. Use at your own risk.
It provides protection from almost every type of virus attack and the backend is really good. The algorithm it uses to detect and trap malicious code is well designed and very accurate. The only drawback is the price tag it comes with. But if you are serious about keeping your phone secured even when you are on wi-fi and Bluetooth transfer this one is for you.
Real-time scanning and ability to differentiate between a full access legitimate program and FUD virus is what makes it different. The interface is very user friendly and it does all your work in your way or the way you want it to function. Access to the users is broad and can be customized to work as per your performance meter.
Though an antivirus is the best solution which many help your device feel safe but you should always try to avoid some common mistakes which can let your device to be infected. Always share files with known people and switch off the Bluetooth while it is not in use. Try running a scan every week for the entire system. Do not exchange memory card with other persons handset. It might be infected and can easily infect your device.
With every new day, Zero day virus attacks are on the rise and the best you can do is to remain vigilant and avoid any insecure connection to your device, either through Wireless lan or Bluetooth or Memory Card.