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CNET Editors' review
With the large number of threats out there, mobile device security has become a serious subject. A good antivirus tool is essential in the prevention of intrusions and malicious software. Zoner AntiVirus Free is a great choice for those who don't want to purchase expensive software. It functions well and is packed with useful features.
Following a quick download, Zoner AntiVirus Free prompts the user for the typical initial scan. Once the device has been determined safe, the main menu becomes available. With clean, easy-to-read text, the main menu is simple to navigate. The current status of the device is clearly visible, as are a few options for further protection. There is a scan function that is enabled with one touch, and shows files being scanned as well as the current progress. The user can also send encrypted messages via SMS or e-mail. Application permissions are managed through the app and a simple task manager is also readily available. In the settings menu, the program can be customized for specific demands on the virus scan. Zoner AntiVirus Free protects against spyware, viruses, and adware.
Users with sensitive information on their device should definitely consider a protection application, and Zoner AntiVirus Free is a great option. It is a fully equipped, yet light, application that functions perfectly.
"The best free (antivirus) app" - AV-test.orgZoner AntiVirus Free is a modern security and anti-virus solution for your device. It provides protection against viruses, dialers, trojans, worms and other malware as well as phone call and message protection. This product has been developed in Europe where many good AV products like AVG, Avast, ESET, Avira or Kaspersky come from.You can test the antivirus using applications containing the EICAR test file: Zoner AntiVirus Test or EICAR Anti-virus Test or Antivirus TESTVIRUSFeatures provided:* Theft Protection (find and control your missing device)* Installed app protection* On-access and on-demand scan* Phone filtering (block calls and messages)* Parental lock for calls* Permission viewer* Task Manager* Automatic and manual database updates* Home screen widgethttp://twitter.com/zoner_antivirusTheft Protection enables you to remotely control and locate your device via SMS messages. If you have lost it somewhere you can get a location or sound an alarm for people to notice it. If it has been stolen you will be notified when SIM is changed.App protection checks all newly installed applications for malware. You can scan any old installed applications from the menu.On-access protection scans any downloaded files and optionally the whole SD Card when plugged in.Phone filtering provides blocking of unwanted SMS/MMS and also protects you from malicious apps that call paid numbers. As a bonus it provides a parental lock for outgoing calls.Keywords: Antivirus, Anti-virus, Anti Virus, Security, Find My Phone, Lost Phone, Missing Phone, Locate, Lookout, Phone Locator, Virus Protection, Trojan, Worm, Malware, Spyware, SMS Filter, SMS Blocking, Protection, PermissionsLanguages: , esky, , Deutsch, English, Espaol, Franais, Italiano, , , Magyar, Polski, Portugus (Brasilia), P, SlovenskyRecent changes:* Hidden numbers now properly blocked* BugfixesContent rating: Low Maturity
What's new in this version: * Hidden numbers now properly blocked* Bugfixes
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"Free, No ads and good. Works great."
Version: Zoner AntiVirus Free 1.2.10
Very small install footprint. Easy on the battery and system resources. Very good scanning speed. Frequent updates. All of this, and it "catches" various virii and malware.
Detects superuser (for rooted phone) as exploit.
"Works very well on my ATT Samsung Galaxy SII"
Version: Zoner AntiVirus Free 1.2.10
Fast. Also does Phone Filtering - prevents unwanted calling.
Missing Device Support.
None so far.