Smartphones are facing several forms of threats now a days. Cyber criminals may collect details stored in our Android any time, with the help of viruses, trojans and malwares. So it is essential to use a proper anti virus application in order to protect our information relating to bank accounts, credit cards, web passwords or anything else.
These are the top 5 free antivirus programs of 2014.
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1) CM Security ：AppLock &AntiVirus
CM Security is an incredible antivirus app with loads of features. It provides fastest, realtime protection from all types of defense threats. You can scan apps, file systems, SD card and websites to ensure that your device is completely free from prying eyes. System cleaner, Anti theft, App lock, Safe browsing, Call/SMS blocker are some of the other major advantages if you are installing CM Security.
2) 360 Security – Antivirus Free
360 Security is another good option. It offers dual layer protection against latest viruses, malwares, system vulnerabilities and other privacy risks. Similar to CM Security, you can clear all background processes and history with single tap. Anti theft, App manager, Call/SMS blocker, Contacts backup, Security vault are some other benefits of the app.
3) Lookout Security & Antivirus
Lookout is a powerful security app with free and premium options. Free option is enough to protect your devices from all types of online threats. It will scan all your contents for viruses, malware, adware, spyware and provide basic anti theft protection in times of phone lost. It will track the phone’s location, mark it in Google maps and make a loud alarm- even if the phone is in silent mode.
4) Zoner AntiVirus Free
The award winning antivirus app for Android. It provides comprehensive protection against harmful viruses, spywares, trojans, worms and adwares. It includes on time protection, Anti theft, Parental lock, Task manager, Phone filtering and many more options.
5) AVG AntiVirus Security
AVG Antivirus is a great choice for Android owners. It gives real time protection to secure your mobile against all modes of threat like viruses, spywares, malwares, trojans, phishing etc. Task killer, Safe browsing, Battery monitor, Antitheft, Remote wipe are some other services offered by AVG.
6) Avast Antivirus & Security
Avast is a popular choice for computer security. And now in Android too. It will scan and remove all types of virus threats from apps, memory card, other files as a perfect security solution. Anti theft, Firewall, App manager, Remote device lock and wipe, Call/SMS blocker, Safe browsing, App lock, Backup (Contacts, SMS and Photos) are other noted benefits of Avast free version.
7) AMC Security- Antivirus, Clean
Advanced System Care is a popular utility application for computers. Recently they have launched the mobile version with advanced security options. It protects Android against viruses, malware, phishing sites, unwanted phone calls and other privacy threats. It contains Privacy locker (to lock private photos and videos), Power eraser (clean junk files, browsing history etc), Task killer (to kill all background tasks), Anti theft and Game speeder.