Some best Android Security and Antivirus apps

Android security apps

Android Security Apps

Most of us use Android smartphones and save our personal and business data in it, since Android is an open source, it is more prone to hackers and thus you may lose your important data or it may be use for malicious activities against you so your Android device need high security. As technology is growing every day so does the scams and hacking. Here we are giving you a list of Android security apps that will add high security to your device.

Android Security app #1: Lookout Security and Antivirus

Android Security and antivirus apps: Lookout Security and Antivirus

Android Security and antivirus apps: Lookout Security and Antivirus

Lookout Security and Antivirus will first scan your device to search any malware or virus and after it detects them, it will ask you to remove them. With this Android Security app installed in your device if you further install a new Android app the security app will first check it and then only it will get installed if it is free from viruses. Lookout Premium is another security app which adds some more features to Lookout Security and Antivirus like creating back up of your contacts and phone memory, lock and wipe data functionality. Also the app is useful in case you lost your device or it has been stolen. It enables you to check your Android device location on Google map.

Cost: Lookout Security and Antivirus: Free and Lookout Premium: $29.99 per year or $2.99 per month.

Android Security app #2: AVG Antivirus

Android Security and Antivirus apps: AVG Anti-Virus

Android Security and Antivirus apps: AVG AntiVirus

AVG AntiVirus is another one of the best Android Security apps that will protect your device from all kind of viruses. It will first scan the device and then will remove all the harms detected in it. It also creates a back up of all your data and is also very useful while you lost your phone or it has been stolen.

Cost: Free

Android Security app #3: Bitdefender Mobile Security

Android Security and Antivirus apps: Bitdefender Mobile Security

Android Security and Antivirus apps: Bitdefender Mobile Security

Bitdefender Mobile Security works same as the above listed Android security apps, it will also scan your device and then remove all the malwares and viruses. Also it has the ability to search your phone if it has been stolen or lost. It gives special security to your private data. Its premium version can also lock and wipe your phone.

Cost: Bitdefender Mobile Security: Free and Bitdefender Premium: $9.95 per year

Android Security app #4: Norton Mobile Security Lite

Android Security and Antivirus apps: Norton Mobile Security Lite

Android Security and Antivirus apps: Norton Mobile Security Lite

Norton Mobile Security Lite is among those Android Security apps that prevents the cyber criminals to access your personal data by hacking your device. It is of great use to businessmen who have important business data in their tablets or smartphones. Also the security app can be used to find your lost Android phone.

Cost: $19.99 per year

Android Security app #5: Webroot Mobile Security

Android Security and Antivirus apps: Webroot Mobile Security

Android Security and Antivirus apps: Webroot Mobile Security

Webroot Mobile Security is one of the finest Android Security apps provided by Webroot block, it will make your device free from all malwares and viruses. Also it blocks phishing and unwanted calls.

Cost: Free

Android Security app #6: McAfee WaveSecure mobile Security

Android Security and Antivirus apps: McAfee WaveSecure mobile Security

Android Security and Antivirus apps: McAfee WaveSecure mobile Security

McAfee WaveSecure mobile Security is almost same like Norton. With this Android security app wipe or lock down your phone. However it will not scan your device but will create a back up of all your device data. It will help you in case you lost your device or someone steal it and if he know the Android security app and try to uninstall it then you may download WaveSecure Uninstall Protection that prevents anyone to uninstall the app without the required password.

Cost: $20 per year

Android security app #7: NetQin Mobile Security and Antivirus

Android Security and Antivirus apps: NetQin Mobile Security and Anti-virus

Android Security and Antivirus apps: NetQin Mobile Security and Antivirus

NetQin Mobile Security and Antivirus is having same features as Lookout security app. With this Android security app you can lock your device and trace its position in case you lose it. The app is suitable to the people who lost their devices very often. Whenever an illegal person try to access your data it makes your device to emit a sound like police siren. NQ Mobile Security Premium will add features like apps optimization, creating backup and lock and wipe functionality.

Cost: NetQin Mobile Security and Antivirus: Free and NQ Mobile Security Premium: $19.99 per year

Android security app #8: Avast Mobile Security

Android Security and Antivirus apps: Avast Mobile Security

Android Security and Antivirus apps: Avast Mobile Security

Avast Mobile Security has all the anti-malware features with scanner that will make your device free from all viruses and malwares, also it has anti-theft feature that will enable you to trace your device in case it is theft. This Android security app will not provide you back up facility. It appears on notification bar by default and will show running apps with their size, memory in use and CPU load. It also provides SMS and Call filter function. In case you lose your phone, you can trace out its location with this app on Google map.

Cost: Free

Android security app #9: mSecure Password Manager

Android Security and Antivirus apps: mSecure Password Manager

Android Security and Antivirus apps: mSecure Password Manager

mSecure Password Manager is among those Android security apps that store different passwords for user convenience. It can store all your important data that can be accessed only by you. It uses data encryption method to save your data which also saves your important business data in case if your device has been stolen.

Cost: $9.99 per year

Android security app #10: Keeper

Android Security and Antivirus apps: Keeper

Android Security and Antivirus apps: Keeper

Keeper is another Android security apps that keeps a safe account of all your important data and passwords. It enable you to open any site with only one touch, other features include dynamic search and self destruction.

Cost: Free Trial and then $29.99 per year

Android security app #11: Seal App Locker

Android Security and Antivirus apps: Seal App Locker

Android Security and Antivirus apps: Seal App Locker

Seal App Locker is an app locker that seals the particular app with a definite type of pattern that you set; it will prevent your data to be opened by others who don’t know the set pattern. You may also create a folder of the apps to be protected and then lock the folder with Seal App Locker. The Seal App Locker app can be easily enabled or disabled.

Cost: $2.78

Android security app #12: MindWallet

Android Security and Antivirus apps: MindWallet

Android Security and Antivirus apps: MindWallet

MindWallet is an Android security app that secures all your important data with one password. It uses data encryption method thus makes all information inaccessible in any illegal way. Other features include inactivity timeout, restore and backup. It can also be used to create custom templates.

Cost: Free

Android security app #13: GadgetTrak Mobile Security

Android Security and Antivirus apps: GadgetTrak Mobile Security

Android Security and Antivirus apps: GadgetTrak Mobile Security

GadgetTrak Mobile Security is used to search your device in case it is lost or theft. It traces the position of your device on the map and you may activate piercing alarm also. It creates a back up and wipes the device. It uses GPS, Wi-Fi and encryption technology for its work. The app doesn’t scan the Android device for viruses.

Cost: Free Trial and then $19.95 per year

Android security app #14: Trend Micro Mobile Security

Android Security and Antivirus apps: Trend Micro Mobile Security

Android Security and Antivirus apps: Trend Micro Mobile Security

Trend Micro Mobile Security saves your personal data related to business and bank accounts; it prevents the hackers to hack your device. It also provides download protection which will not allow malicious apps to be downloaded. It also protects from phishing attacks and unwanted calls and msgs.

Cost: Free Trial and then $29.95 per year

Android security app #15: Wallet

Android Security and Antivirus apps: Wallet

Android Security and Antivirus apps: Wallet

Wallet is one of the other Android security apps that cares for your sensitive data and thus saves your bank account details and all other personal and business data.

Cost: Free

About Aayushi Jain

Aayushi is the senior tech news reporter of Techno Stall. Most of the time, you'll find her searching for the latest and hottest gadgets. She's a computer science undergraduate, kind of a geeky girl. Follow her on Google+.

One Comment

  1. Alex

    July 13, 2012 at 1:20 am

    Great list! I would also suggest looking into the paid version of the Webroot mobile app, which has sim card lock and device wipe. If my phone was lost or stolen, being able to wipe the information would relieve so much stress.

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