Top 10 Best Security Apps for Android

Published:1:59 pm EDT, August 3, 2013| Updated:1:59 pm EDT, August 3, 2013|
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Keep your Android phone and tablet protected with these top 10 best Android security apps.

1. Avast! Mobile Security

Mobile Security & Antivirus is a security app developed by AVAST Software. Keep your Android phone and tablet safe from viruses, malware, and spyware. Locate your lost phone until you find it, or wipe the memory to keep your private data safe. Easily scan installed apps and memory card content upon first use, and schedule automatic scans when you're asleep. You can download Mobile Security & Antivirus from the Google Play Store here.


2. Lookout Security & Antivirus

Anything can happen to your Android device from it being stolen, to getting a virus, or even malware. Lookout Security & Antivirus gives Android users peace of mind keeping phones and tablets safe and secure. By going to lookout.com, users can find their lost device on a Google Map, have their device make a loud noise even if it's on silent, or if their battery dies, users can see the last location where they had their device. If someone tries to steal or unlock your device, you'll receive an email with the picture and location info of the person who tries to steal it. Lookout Security & Antivirus will protect all your personal data so know one sees it. You can download Lookout Security & Antivirus from the Google Play Store here.


3. TrustGo Antivirus & Mobile Security

Antivirus & Mobile Security is a mobile security app developed by TrustGo Inc. Schedule scans for your Android phone or tablet to detect and remove viruses, malware, spyware and trojans. Receive instant notifications when you're browsing a site that's known to be malicious. Manage data usage, battery consumption, and memory usage. TrustGo smart dashboard shows the permissions apps are using. You can download Antivirus & Mobile Security from the Google Play Store here.


4. Antivirus Security by AVG

AVG AntiVirus is a mobile security app developed by AVG Mobile. Protect your Android device from harmful viruses, malware, spyware , and keep personal data safe. Locate a lost or stolen phone via Google Maps, browse the web safely, and monitor battery consumption. Real-time security scanner keeps your device protected from downloaded apps and games. You can download AVG AntiVirus from the Google Play Store here.


5. NQ Mobile Security & Antivirus

NQ Mobile Security & Antivirus is a mobile security app developed by NQ Mobile Security. Protect your phone and tablet from viruses, malware, spyware, trojans, and phone hacking. Speed up your device, backup important contacts, and find your lost or stolen phone from NQ website. NQ intruder alert can snap a photo to identify who has your missing phone. You can download NQ Mobile Security & Antivirus from the Google Play Store here.

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6. Kaspersky Mobile Security

Kaspersky Mobile Security Lite is an app that offers advanced protection for your Android smartphone. Control what others can see on your phone, filter unwanted SMS texts and calls, and find your missing phone. Prevent viruses and spam from infecting your phone while surfing the internet. You can download Kaspersky Mobile Security Lite from the Google Play Store here.


7. Norton Security Antivirus

Norton Security Antivirus is a mobile security app developed by NortonMobile. Protect your Android devices from theft, loss, malware, and viruses. Scan new apps for privacy risks and malware. Remotely locate your lost or stolen device, and send customized message to anyone who finds your missing device. Block unwanted calls and ams text messages. You can download Norton Security Antivirus from the Google Play Store here.


8. Bitdfender Mobile Security

Bitdefender is a mobile security & antivirus app developed by Bitdefender. Bitdefender Mobile security blocks the latest malware, spyware, Trojans, and other threats. Misplaced or stolen phone? Send SMS commands, lock, geo-locate, sound an alarm, and wipe your Android device from any internet connection. Bitdefender will also alert you if any app tries to automatically download on your device. You can download Bitdefender from the Google Play Store here.


9. Quick Heal Mobile Security

Quick Heal is a mobile security app developed by Quick Heal Technologies America Inc. Quick Heal automatically scans malware, phishing attacks, and Trojans. Block SMS from unknown numbers, locate your lost or stolen device, and scan downloaded apps to make sure they are safe to use. You can download Quick Heal from the Google Play Store here.


10. Webroot Security & Antivirus

Webroot Security & Antivirus is a mobile security app developed by Webroot Inc. Automatically scan apps for viruses, spyware, or Trojans. Block unwanted calls and messages containing malicious URLs. See your device's location on a map if it's lost or stolen. Sound an alert to help find your device nearby. You can download Webroot Security & Antivirus from the Google Play Store here.

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