Malwarebytes, known for Anti-Malware for Windows, has released the first edition of Anti-Malware for Android after months of development. The app has been given the neutral addition ‘Mobile’, which suggests that it will also appear for other mobile platforms in due course. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Mobile not only scans for malware and known security vulnerabilities, but also for unsafe system settings and lists all applications that have access to privacy-sensitive data. Malwarebytes offers the software for free.
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Mobile
- Detects and eliminates malware, including spyware and Trojans
- Scans your apps for malicious code
- Stops unauthorized access to your personal data
- Scans your Android device for security vulnerabilities
- Identifies applications that are tracking your location
Take your anti-malware protection to go
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Mobile guards your identity and personal data on-the-go. So you and your Android smartphone or tablet are safe from malware and unauthorized surveillance. Wherever you are. Whenever you go.
Make your smartphone smarter
Is that app or downloaded photo safe? With Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Mobile, you never have to worry again. Powerful anti-malware and anti-spyware technology protects your Android device. Detecting Trojans, spyware, and other malware before they can steal your identity or eavesdrop.
Choose what you keep private
Cybercriminals, and even legitimate companies, can collect private information from your Android device. Where you go. Who your contacts are. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Mobile identifies what your applications are doing, and which private information is being accessed. So you can control who knows, and what they know.
Close the security holes
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Mobile automatically recognizes security vulnerabilities in your Android device’s settings. Then it makes recommendations on how to close those holes.
Make your smartphone lighter
Mobile security software is typically bloated with location features (Remote Lock, Locate on a Map, etc.). Features that can already be found on your Android Device Manager. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Mobile preserves your device’s performance by adding only the necessary security features.
- Proactively scans applications and files for malware and spyware
- Scans native memory and SD card
- Schedule automatic scans
- Updates the protection database automatically
- Identifies every application’s access privileges in detail
- Breaks down access privileges by category: Contacts, Identity Information, Simple Message Service (SMS), and Security Settings
- Identifies security vulnerabilities on your device, suggests remediation
- Links seamlessly to Android Device Manager’s device location features so the device can be located, locked, or reset if it is lost or stolen
- Identifies which applications are currently running
- Identifies installed applications
- Enables custom whitelisting or approved apps