10 best android antivirus software at the moment

8th March '17

Your android device, just like your desktop or laptop, is vulnerable to malicious software (malware) that poses a big risk to your data. That is why you need to secure it with the right piece of antivirus software. Accessories Direct have compiled a list of the top 10 mobile antivirus to keep your devices safe and secure:

  1. 360 Security

    Most people will agree that 360 Security is by far the best mobile antivirus anyone can have. It is totally free and pack lots of features that work like a charm. It even has a way of locking specific apps! All this aside from the real-time protection of your android device that it offers. It is very user friendly, and designed with simplicity in mind.

  2. Avira Antivirus Security

    Most Windows users have used the Avira Antivirus with great results. The mobile version has a free and paid ($11.99/year) version which have many features. It packs privacy aspects, anti-theft features, and device admin capabilities. You can blacklist any bothersome contacts just like in 360 Security. Although a new entrant into this fray, Avira is a winner here.

  3. AndroHelm Mobile Security

    Also a new entrant into the mobile antivirus field, this one has lots of great features including backing up apps, quarantine mode, and remote data wiping. It gains points in the way it just works without complex commands. Its pricing model starts from a monthly Pro version at about $1.50 a month to a lifetime payment of $109.90.

  4. Antivirus and Mobile Security by TrustGo

    Another one of the totally free but impressive antirust apps. We loved its basic but impressive features including the functionality to find your phone, backup data, system manager and others. What landed this antivirus in our list is its impressive way of protecting your device in real time. It works without a flaw and without costing a penny.

  5. AVG Antivirus Security

    AVG could not resist the allure to port its services to the mobile device from the PC. They definitely did not disappoint us as the app packs many features to give you the peace of mind you need. It has an antivirus engine besides the additional features such as the locking of apps and blocking of calls.

  6. AVAST mobile Security

    AVAST also made the jump to the mobile device with their impressive security app. Although it offers nothing beyond what the others offer, it is a very stable and efficient app. If simplicity is what you’re looking for, this might be the software for you. However, a few users have reported that it is a bit heavy to the operating system.

  7. Bitdefender Antivirus Free

    If you are looking for an antivirus app that doesn’t take up much of your system resources yet keeps you safe, this is it. While other apps try to pack in more features, Bitdefender just provides real-time protection and scanning of your device. For most users, this is enough from an antivirus.

  8. Dr. Web Security Space

    After launching a few years ago as a simple app, Dr Web has grown into a very impressive suite of security features which warrants the few dollars you may need for the premium version. With many thieves selling old phones for cash, you don’t have to worry if your phone is ever stolen with Dr Web installed, you won’t have to worry about a thing as it packs many remote and anti-theft functions.

  9. CM Security

    One other antivirus software that has grown very well with times is CM Security. Besides an impressive antivirus engine, it also has clever ways of catching those who try to steal your data. It takes pictures of those messing around with your device so they won’t deny it later. Another bonus is that it’s free!

  10. Eset Mobile Security and Antivirus

    Produced by Nod32, Eset Mobile Security is a simple yet very functional app. For the most part, it works by scanning your device and keeping malware at bay. If you need more than basic protection, part with $9.99 a year to enjoy the full suite of features. They are mostly phone location and locking features.

    So far, 360 Security is still the king in this antivirus jungle. For your safety, and the longevity of your devices, have one of these installed. Phones nowadays become obsolete too quickly, and so keeping your devices virus free will ensure that you will retain maximum reselling value when you decide to sell your phone for cash. If you ever break it though, no worries, Cash In Your Phone buys broken and old phones, so you can sell your phone and help the environment by recycling them. Receive cash for your phones today!