McAfee Antivirus & Security

McAfee Antivirus & Security

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Quick Specs

  • Version:
  • Total Downloads:
  • Date Added:
    Jul. 30, 2013
  • Price:
    Free; Requires Android phone

Editors' Note: The "Download Now" link directs you to the Android Market where you must continue the download process. This download may not be available in some countries.

Editors' Review


McAfee Antivirus & Security brings a new level of security and features to Android device protection. In addition to basic antivirus, privacy, and Web security, McAfee can also back up your device as well as lock or unlock it or even wipe data remotely. It helps you find your device if it's lost or stolen with geo-location and CaptureCam, which e-mails the administrator (that's you) photos of whoever was holding your phone and a map of their location.


Easy to use: Help, tutorials, and support draw on McAfee's long experience in cyber-security. It scanned our phone for Security, Privacy, and Web issues and activated Auto-Scan for each.

Robust mobile security: Configuring your free McAfee account as an administrator lets you back up, lock, wipe, and access your device's data remotely. McAfee can't be deactivated or uninstalled without your permission and PIN.


Registration required: You have to create an account to try McAfee Antivirus & Security.

It's not free: Monthly or annual subscriptions are available, but the app is comparable in price to a full-featured desktop antivirus tool, and free alternatives offer stiff competition on both fronts.

Bottom Line

If you already have a McAfee account, McAfee Antivirus & Security makes sense, especially if you're looking for a premium solution with plenty of extras. While there are free options that cover many of the same security issues, McAfee Antivirus & Security is certainly a premium contender.

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Full Specifications

What's new in version
  • Introducing Free and Premium versions without requiring reinstallation
  • Multi-User App Profile
  • Backup/Restore Operations over Wi-Fi
  • Cloud-based Data Exposure Analysis of embedded or in-app advertisement libraries
  • Cloud-based App Trust Reputation powered by McAfee GTI
  • General
    Publisher McAfee
    Publisher web site
    Release Date July 30, 2013
    Date Added July 30, 2013
    Category Productivity Software
    Subcategory Calendar & Time Management Software
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Android 2.1, Android, Android 2.2
    Additional Requirements Compatible with 2.1 and above.
    Download Information
    File Size 3.53MB
    File Name details
    Total Downloads 4,231
    Downloads Last Week 30
    License Model Free
    Limitations Not available
    Price Free

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