Top 10 Best Anti-viruses for Android

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So, how are you guys; I hope you guys will be superb. In this article, I am going to talk about top 10 antiviruses for android. Nowadays, the rate of the Android user is increasing at a very fast , as it is very easy to use and very familiar to every generation of the family. Android is one of the most widely-used operating systems in the world, and that means having the best antivirus tools and security apps. Because it’s Google’s operating system, so it’s often targeted by malware; so we have to protect our precious data by using an antivirus.

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So these are name of best antivirus for android:-

1. Kaspersky Mobile Antivirus

Kaspersky is one of the top antivirus apps for Android. It has application privacy scan, snaps a photo of the thief, blocks unwanted call and pair with android wear. Rating of this app in protection is 6/6 and in usability is also 6/6. It has two versions: Free & Pro (paid). It has some extra features which are more reserved for the paid app: that’s the only disadvantage of this app. The free version features manually scanning of apps for viruses and malware, and its premium features include real-time protection, anti-phishing, anti-thief, and an app locker to provide extra protection to your essential apps. However, you can access all the premium features for a free trial for only 30 days. According to AV-Test’s trials, the free version of this app has some awesome feature & its malware detection is 99.9%.

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2. Avast Mobile Security :

Avast Mobile Security is one among the most popular antivirus apps. This antivirus giant has a free app for an Android user which has over 100 million downloads in the Play Store. With just a single tap, this antivirus scans for any dangerous or infected apps and Trojans, and provide complete safety and protection. Rating of this app in protection is 6/6 and in usability is also 6/6. It also has 2 versions: free & premium. The free version comes with ads and it some feature like anti-theft, call blocker, RAM booster, power saver, Junk Cleaner, Firewall for a rooted Android device, Wi-Fi scanner and Web shield. In premium, you have to pay some money which removes the ad and it will give you a feature of in-app locking and it also prevents malware.

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3. Bitdefender Antivirus Free :

Bitdefender Antivirus has a big name in the community of security. It doesn’t run in the background and in this way this app save battery life. You have run it manually or schedule scan to be in safe side. If any new apps get downloaded to your device, then this automatically scanned that. Duration of its freetrail is just only 14days. 

Advantages of Bitdefender are dead easy setup and minimal impact on your OS; whereas disadvantage is that you have to scan the virus manually.

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4. Norton Security & Antivirus :

The new version of Norton antivirus software offers impressive Android security features even in the free version. The free version of this app have detection rate of this app is 100% and it can remove spyware, malware, and android virus. Duration of free trial of this app is 30 days. Rating of this app in protection is 6/6 and in usability is also 6/6.

                       Advantages of this security and antivirus app are remote locking of phone and excellent antivirus capabilities; whereas disadvantage is no malicious site blocking.

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5. Sophos Mobile Security :

Sophos Mobile Security is the former winner of the AV-TEST awards. It is a brilliant free security app which does not display any ads. Along with, proper malware protection, you can have access to loss and theft protection, web filtering that blocks illegal sites, app locker, security adviser(that gives you advice on how to improve device security), call blocker, authenticator, etc.

Advantages of Sophos Mobile Security are Authenticator for 2FA duties, Solid protection, and No advertisement.

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6. Security Master :

Security Master is Raichu as Pikachu is CM Security, LOL; i.e. Security Master is the advanced version of the original CM Security  The free version itself brings you tons of great security features such as  message security, app locker, scanner, Wi-Fi security, junk cleaner, phone booster notification cleaner, battery saver, CPU cooler, call blocker, etc. It also enables you to browse any of your favourite sites such as Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook etc. safely from within the app. 

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7. McAfee Mobile Security & Lock:

McAfee has won many notable honours since its release. Its free version includes anti-theft features, security lock, Wi-Fi security, battery optimizer, memory cleaner, etc. Its paid version is expensive as compared to most of the other antivirus apps. A/c to AV-Test, McAfee provides 99.5% malware detection rate. You can also schedule the scanner to run every day at a special time, weekly, or even enable it to run in the background.

The advantage of McAfee is Polices installed apps for data leakage, and Extensive anti-theft features; whereas disadvantage is it is ad-supported.

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8. DFNDR Security:

DFNDR security is one such free antivirus for Android that keeps your smartphone’s performance optimized. The AV-TEST Institute named it as a top-rated antivirus app. It can also speed up your internet speed by closing background apps. However, the disappointing thing is that it displays ads which can be annoying, but you can go ad-free with a less money of yearly subscription.

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9. Avira Antivirus Security:

Avira Antivirus (a lesser-known Android security app) is fully-featured, and lots of its functions are available in the free version itself. It can even scan external storage units for antivirus and privacy protection. It has a ‘cell phone tracker’ which can track your phone location whenever it necessary. In the premium version, you can get extra protection such as an additional browser, camera protection, etc.

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10. AVG Antivirus:

AVG Antivirus (a robust antivirus software tool) developed by AVG Technologies which is a subsidiary of Avast software, i.e. AVAST actually purchased AVG back in 2016. So, the experience is similar in both antivirus apps. This app has anti-theft tracking via Google Maps. The duration of a free trial of this app is of 14 days. Rating of this app in protection is 6/6 and in usability is also 6/6.

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According to many people along with me, Antivirus is good for your mobile phone. Now, It become a necessity for every as the cyber theft is increasing day-by-day.

You can write your suggestion about this article, and what do you think about this wonderful article as well if you think I miss any one of the other antiviruses for android, then tell us in the comment box given below, we would love to read your comment. The comment box is all yours 🙂 

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