Several antivirus programs have been created to protect the mobile handset and its database. Commercial as well as free Antivirus apps are available in the market to protect the phone and its data. Kaspersky and Norton are popular commercial antivirus programs.
As regards free antivirus programs, the following three apps are well received in the market at present.
- NetQin Mobile Antivirus.
- Antivirus free.
- Lookout mobile antivirus.
- Enables user surf and download contents from websites without any fear of threat.
- Explores, detects and removes virus
- Enhances overall mobile performance
- Virus scanning
- Protection against malware
- OS exploits
- Security SMS filters provide additional content security
- Blocks spam text messages
- Odd new applications alerts
- Backup of mobile data online
- Location of lost mobile device and removal of all personal particulars
- Raises alarm having located the lost phone