Best Security Tools For Smartphone (Android, Windows & iOS) 2016

Best Security Tools For Smartphone (Android, Windows & iOS) 2016

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Best Security Tools For Smartphone: Nowadays we have different kinds of devices. We are using our phone in every day, every hour, and every minute. We are surfing internet, chatting on social networks and downloading much stuff but except this we are provided with a lot of threats by internet, which has the chance to harm our phones. Although we have discussed about 7 Best Ways To Speed Up Your Android Phone


But here I’m gonna discuss about:-

6 Best Security Tools For Smartphone

1. Avast! Mobile Security

  • It is an Antivirus for your Smartphone that protects you from all threats, whether it is a malicious site, app or anything.
  • It gives the real time protection to your Smartphone. It has  a lot of features that helps your Smartphone to run faster.
  • The Anti-theft facility of this app says that you can block or track your smartphone from anywhere, anytime using the GPS.
  • You can analyze your applications that installed on your storage (both internal & external). it’s real time protection helps you to scan the app before you are going to install it.
  • You can also schedule scans, update virus definitions, uninstall unwanted application, delete files or report a false positive. The online protection is fine.
  • It also includes a firewall, a web shield and a call/message filter.
  • Through the anti-theft feature you can hide the applications so that nobody can’t open it and you will able to locate or lock your device remotely.
  • We have tested this antivirus on different android phones and results were fine.

NOTE: Some of the above feature is available for the premium users.

Compatibility: Android & iPhone/iPad

2. Eset Mobile Security

  • Eset mobile security is a complete security solution for your Smartphone.
  • It protects your device from threats, phising pages, filters unwanted calls and messages, allows the user to take control of his/her device remotely in the event of lost of thefts.
  • The app is now smartly developed by Eset Inc. The anti-theft feature is more smarter than other. The pictures are now taken automatically when the device is marked as missing.
  • The on-charger-scan feature let you scan your device automatically at charging. The real time protection of Eset detects the harmful app before you install it.
  • The ignored threats are saved as quarantine. It has also the schedule scan feature. The Eset antivirus has three types of scan level (quick, smart and deep).
  • If you select quick scan option, Eset will only scan installed applications, DEX files (executable files for Android OS), and so files (libraries) and ZIP files with a maximum scanning depth of three nested archives.
  • Smart scan will scan SD card content in addition to the file types scanned by the quick scan.
  • Deep scan perform a full scan of your system. In deep scan, Eset scan both internal and external storage including the above both scans types.

NOTE: Rooted device are not supported, many features available with only premium version.

Compatibility: Android, iPhone/iPad & Windows Phone

3. Kaspersky Mobile Security

  • The brand name is famous for internet security.
  • The Kaspersky security is one of the best security tools available in the market.
  • The anti-theft protection is an essential feature of Kaspersky.
  • This feature allow you to block, wipe or find your missing phone. However the online protection is fine than other antivirus. Because the antivirus engine block the malicious website and give you a faster browsing.
  • The real time protection provides the users a threat free device.

Compatibility: Android, iPhone/iPad & Windows Phone

4. Lookout Security

  • Lookout is the world leader in mobile security for consumers and enterprises alike.
  • Lookout (previously known as Flexilis) is a San-Fransisco based mobile security company.
  • Lookout security offers top notch protection against mobile threats, phone and anti-theft.
  • Lookout premium has more features than it’s free version. It contains many security features.
  • It provides Smartphone users with protection from application based threats and web based threats.
  • With Lookout you can also deny unwanted telephone calls and message.
  • With Lookout premium you can track your phone, you can also make a siren, if you have simply misplaced it within an unknown location.

Compatibility: Android & iPhone/iPad

 5. Mcafee Mobile Security

  • Mcafee mobile security service protects your mobile device and privacy.
  • Mcafee active protection scans for malicious code from files, SD card, Applications and things downloaded from internet.
  • It features safe mobile web surfing that protect against web threats by blocking access to risky sites from texts, emails and QR codes and social networking sites.
  • Device lock feature prevents misuse of your phone and personal info by remotely blocking all data, including data on your SD card. You can protect your privacy by remotely deleting the data on your device and SD card in case of lose or theft.
  • You can preserve, in replaceable personal information on demand or on schedule, than restore your information to your device. You can locate and track your device if it is lost or stolen.
  • It has a built in app lock system to lock apps. You can block spam SMS and calls also.

Compatibility: Android, iPhone/iPad & Windows Phone

6. Norton Security

  • Norton secures all your mobile devices with one, easy to use web based service.
  • You can easily control the protection in one place but most features are available for Android devices only, unless otherwise specified for iPhone.
  • You can track your device. It can remotely locate your lost or stolen Android, iPhone or iPad on a map.
  • If someone attempts to harm your phone it automatically uses the built in web cam (from cam) to take a picture of the culprit. You can also remotely lock your device if it’s stolen or lost, so that strangers can’t use your phone.
  • You can also erase all information remotely if your device is stolen or lost. If has a shield feature that blocks fraud and malicious websites that steals your personal information.
  • You can instantly lock your phone if the SIM card is removed.

Compatibility: Android, iPhone/iPad & Windows Phone


So friends these are some Best Security Tools For Smartphone. All these security tolls gives full protection of your Smartphone so that you can use smartphone safely. If you known any other best security tools for smartphone then share with us.

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