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Avast Mobile Security & Antivirus

by AVAST Software
Rated: All Ages

Price: Free Download
Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
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This app needs permission to access:

  • Read the user's contacts data
  • Read the low-level system log files
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Latest updates

What's new in version 5.6.1
  • * More useful permanent notification with shortcuts to the most popular features.
  • * Continuous improvements in stability and performance.

Product details



Product features

  • Antivirus Engine: Virus and malware scanner automatically scans for infected apps, Trojans and new apps for safety upon first use. Includes Web & file scanning for complete mobile protection, and also protects against spyware and viruses.
  • App Permissions: Provides insights about installed apps and helps you understand your apps' access rights, ad network integrations, and permissions.
  • Call Blocker: Allows you to retain your privacy. Block numbers from those you don't want to be able to contact you.
  • Web Shield: Scans and blocks malware-infected links, as well as trojans, adware, and spyware (for privacy and safe Web browsing) and even USSD numbers (which have the ability to wipe your device's memory). Also fixes mistyped URLs.
  • App Locking: Retain security and privacy of sensitive content by locking any app with a PIN.

Product description

Avast Mobile Security for Android scans and secures against infected files, unwanted privacy phishing, malware, spyware, and malicious viruses such as trojans. This newest version contains features previously reserved for subscribers but is now completely FREE!

✔ Safely secure your phone and tablet with our top-rated free mobile security app featuring both antivirus and Wi-Fi vulnerability protection.
✔ Security tools like virus and malware scanner, trojan removal for infected files, App Permissions, App Locking, and Call Blocker give you total control for safeguarding your privacy.
✔ Protects against infected files, websites, apps, trojans, system vulnerabilities and Wi-Fi connections based threats to your OS.

Feel secure with industry-leading malware safety by leading Android authorities:
Android Authority: “The best antivirus just got better … nothing comes close.”
DigitalTrends.com: “A light footprint with no discernable drain on battery life and no impact on general performance.”
PCmag.com: “Strong malware protection. Huge feature set. Free.”

Available on mobile in 20+ languages.

MOBILE SECURITY FOR ANDROID
■ Antivirus Engine: Virus and malware scanner automatically scans for infected apps, Trojans and new apps for safety upon first use. Includes Web & file scanning for complete mobile protection, and also protects against spyware and viruses.
■ App Permissions: Provides insights about installed apps and helps you understand your apps’ access rights, ad network integrations, and permissions.
■ Call Blocker: Allows you to retain your privacy. Block numbers from those you don’t want to be able to contact you.
■ Web Shield: Scans and blocks malware-infected links, as well as trojans, adware, and spyware (for privacy and safe Web browsing) and even USSD numbers (which have the ability to wipe your device's memory). Also fixes mistyped URLs.
■ App Locking: Retain security and privacy of sensitive content by locking any app with a PIN.

To learn more visit: http://www.avast.com/free-mobile-security

Technical details

Size: 13.3MB
Version: 5.6.1
Developed By: AVAST Software ( Privacy Policy Click to see complete result in a new window )
Application Permissions: ( Help me understand what permissions mean )
  • Read the user's contacts data
  • Read the low-level system log files
  • Initiate a phone call without going through the Dialer user interface for the user to confirm the call being placed
  • Access the list of accounts in the Accounts Service
  • Read SMS messages
  • Act as an AccountAuthenticator for the AccountManager
  • Open windows using the type TYPE_SYSTEM_ALERT, shown on top of all other applications
  • Get notified that the operating system has finished booting
  • Write to external storage
  • Allows an application to read (but not write) the user's browsing history and bookmarks
  • Access fine (e.g., GPS) location
  • Access coarse (e.g., Cell-ID, Wi-Fi) location
  • Access information about networks
  • Monitor, modify, or abort outgoing calls
  • PowerManager WakeLocks to keep processor from sleeping or screen from dimming
  • Access information about Wi-Fi networks
  • Write (but not read) the user's contacts data
  • Collect battery statistics
  • Manage the list of accounts in the AccountManager
  • Allows an application to receive messages via Google Cloud Messaging
  • Monitor incoming SMS messages, to record or perform processing on them
  • Write SMS messages
  • PACKAGE_USAGE_STATS
  • Find out the space used by any package
  • WRITE_CALL_LOG
  • Access the vibration feature
  • Monitor incoming MMS messages, to record or perform processing on them
  • Allows termination of background processes
  • Change Wi-Fi connectivity state
  • Open network sockets
  • READ_CALL_LOG
  • Request authtokens from the AccountManager
  • Get information about the currently or recently running tasks: a thumbnail representation of the tasks, what activities are running in it, etc
  • Change network connectivity state
  • Read from external storage
  • Read only access to device state
  • Read or write the system settings
  • com.google.android.gms.permission.ACTIVITY_RECOGNITION
Minimum Operating System: Android 4.0.3
Approximate Download Time: Less than 2 minutes

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