Malware is not just a threat for PCs, but also a major risk factor for phones and other mobile devices. Today, most of the active browsing occurs through phones as they provide the easiest access around the clock. This opens the gateway for infliction of different types of malware like viruses and adware due to the high popularity and thus, easy accessibility of cellular devices.

This calls for an immediate setup of a protection system to ensure safety of personal and device data.

Some phones like Redmi and One plus have in-built malware protection systems. Also, phones running on Android OS have a strong architecture which helps prevent malware to a certain extent. For instance, the Android devices allow installation of applications only from Google’s Play Store, which in turn, follows certain guidelines to permit applications in the system.

Here are enlisted some of the applications which help achieve the desired security. One must select the application based on requirements and priority.

However, many a times, certain applications laden with virus prone features infiltrate the system repeatedly by duping the architecture. There are also multiple other ways to launch malware attacks on phones. In order to avoid such risks, malware protection/anti-virus software comes to great advantage.

ProductFeaturesReference
Bitdefender AntivirusLess resource intensiveGoogle playstore
Avast Mobile securityAnti-phishing
Call blocking
Light weight
Google playstore
McAfee securityScan for data
leaking apps.
Anti-theft
Google playstore
Kaspersky mobile
Antivirus
Blocks malicious
links and sites
Sensitive malware
detection
Google playstore

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