Is your Android phone still unsecured ? or are you still paying for antivirus on your Android phone ? If your answer is yes for any one of these questions, you need to change something to something better, or even best !
Avast has come up with a full featured antivirus and anti-theft security for your Android phone, available for free. Yes, you really don't need to pay anything! If you are using Avast Free Antivirus on your PC, you will be aware of mighty power of it. Now this impressive security solution has been extended to your Android phone as well.
Recently, Avast purchased ITAgents, maker of Theft Aware, and has combined the best anti-theft solution of Theft Aware with Avast's award winning antivirus technologies to build Avast Free Mobile Security. Avast Free Mobile Security features many amazing features, which, even paid security doesn't provide.
Some of the amazing features of this app are listed below.
~ Antivirus - Perform on demand scan of all installed apps and memory card contents. You can also schedule scans.
~ App Manager - Know which apps are running on your phone, how much memory they are consuming, and their CPU load, with options to stop or uninstall a particular app.
~ Great User Interface - Easy to use and well formatted user interface.
~ SMS/Call filtering - Filter unwanted calls and messages, based on many parmeters.
~ Web Shield - Scans each URL that loads on your browser and warns if they are malware infected.
~ Firewall - Stop hackers from running unhealthy apps to gain access to your phone. (works only on rooted phones)
~ Stealth Mode - Makes the app invisible, creating complexities for thieves to detect and remove.
~ SIM card change notification - Get notified when new unauthorised SIM card is inserted. (you can authorize SIM cards)
~ Remote Controlling features - Control your phone through SMS commands! On theft, activate Siren, lock the phone, locate phone location through Wi-Fi, GPS or mobile network, remotely wipe all the contents of your phone including SMS/MMS. You can remotely send SMS from your phone to another phone! All the anti-theft settings can also be changed remotely.
You can find the complete set of SMS commands here. Click here to download Avast Free Mobile Security. Still, what are you waiting for ?!