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    Best Free Anti-virus for Android devices

    Recently it has been observed that mobile viruses are not common also Google declared that there's no harmful virus or malwares found on Android OS since 2011. But you can make out that due to rising reputation of Android, surely makes them a big target. Here, I have made a list of 10 most popular anti-virus for Android devices which can keep your devices safe and secure from all kinds of threats. Have a look.

    1. Avast! Mobile Security

    Avast! can be rated as top most anti-virus in this list. The main benefit of this security suite it is when you open an infected site, it automatically scans for viruses and alerts you. Also when you lost your cell phone, you can find it through this anti-virus, which works well as anti-theft. You can clear the history, lock phone, can also activate siren, track GPS location, and do a lot additional stuffs. Avast! Mobile Security allows you to hide the application, makes it really hard for anyone to discover and disable it. You can also avoid hackers by installing the Firewall. But you should keep in mind that it works only with the rooted cell phones. So this Anti-Virus can secure your phone from viruses and malware along with the theft.

    2. McAfee

    You can use McAfee Antivirus as trial for 7 days (free), after the trial you will have to purchase the activation to continue using the application. Specialty of this anti-virus, is that it scans for malicious codes in files, memory card, applications, etc. and protects you while browsing over the internet. By using this application, you can also access remotely to prevent your personal information in case you lose your cellphone. You can remotely clear the data, lock phone and the memory card also. Other feature comprises; call filter and call blocker, app protection, backup and restore, and uninstall protection.

    3. Norton Mobile Security

    Norton is a popular name in the field of digital data protection. Norton assures that it won’t slow down the performance and empty the battery life of your cellphone. It eradicates virus and malware before they infect the device. Some useful features of it; secures your privacy, in case you lose your device, by remotely locking it down. It also permits you to block unwanted calls, text messages and prevents you while browsing the web.

    4. Lookout Security & Antivirus

    This anti-virus prevents your cellphone with excessive security & it is an antivirus from Lookout. Lookout is lightweight, free antivirus specially created for Android. This antivirus can prevent everything on your cellphone, along with backing up your data and more!

    5. Dr. Web Anti-virus Light

    One of the popular anti-virus that prevents your cellphone and spam with a standard anti-virus from top Russian anti-virus vendor Doctor Web, whose commended products leading on the market in 1992. An important thing about Dr.Web anti-virus Light is that it uses the exceptional algorithm to identify malware, considered as Origins Tracing for Android that allows detecting the original virus families using the knowledge database on preceding threats. An exceptional record is created for each malicious (unwanted) program and defines the behavior algorithm of this sample. This provides the competence of detecting new modifications of the entire virus family and considerably decreases the size of virus databases.

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    6. ALYac Android

    ALYac Android is one of the good Android OS-Optimized antivirus applications that feature an advanced security points, This anti-virus is considered as the most widespread free antivirus application in Korea. Along with the malicious protection, ALYac Android offers package safety rating, spam management, and Application management features for safer and more appropriate cellphone use.

    7. NQ Mobile Security and Anti-Virus

    By using this you can prevent your phone with the NQ Mobile Security & Antivirus by removing Malware, Spyware & Viruses and Staying Away from Phone Hacking. Useful for protecting your android phone and tablet with NQ Mobile Security & Antivirus from viruses, malware, spyware, trojans and phone hacking. Along with that, it is useful for privacy protection, phone locator, data backup, safe browsing, and traffic monitoring and safe apps. This anti-virus can be recommended for your Samsung Galaxy, HTC Desire, HTC Evo, LG Optimus, Motorola Droid, Milestone, Huawei etc.

    8. Bitdefender Mobile Security and Anti-Virus

    You can keep your cellphone safe and secure by using Bitdefender. It prevents your cellphone from viruses and also save your battery from getting drain out. Some of the great features of this anti-virus is that it fights electronic threats, compromises a robust defence against invasion of privacy, viruses and theft while saving battery power for its core purpose.

    9. Kaspersky Mobile Security Lite

    Kaspersky Mobile Security Lite brings essential anti-theft defence, permitting you to block, clear or discover your missing phone. You can also simply filter unwanted SMS texts and calls. Along with that, Anti-Virus Lite with cloud-based security scanner gives warnings to possibly malicious apps before they can damage your phone. Another application anti-theft protection is useful in remotely block, clear or discover your phone if it is lost or stolen.

    10. WebrootSecureAnywhere Mobile

    WebrootSecureAnywhere Mobile for Android has the free version that prevents from threats, and also utilizes very slight memory, updates and scans in the background, and also contains the other things in the free version like; Secure Web Browsing, Device Lock, Call & SMS blocking and Device Locate.

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