Giveaway: Bitdefender Mobile Security & Antivirus

Android users can get six months of Antivirus and Web Protection on their mobile devices, absolutely free from Bitdefender -- exclusively through

Good news, fellow Downloaders! Christmas is coming a little early this year thanks to the good folks over at Bitdefender. For one week only, the popular AV is giving away free licenses of their Mobile Security & Antivirus (Android) app to the first 1 million users. Get 180 days-worth of protection on any of your mobile devices, absolutely free. It's easy:

  • Sign up on the giveaway page using your e-mail.
  • Grab the app from the Google Play store.
  • Follow the instructions to enter in the key from the email and you're all set!

  • A trusted name in the antivirus community, Bitdefender is popular with our editors (Win AV is rated 4.5/5 Stars) for regularly going beyond the call of duty for their users. They took this same approach with Mobile Security & Antivirus. With the mobile app, you get a light, four-tools-in-one package. The Malware Scanner helps detect and remove malicious apps and viruses on your tablet or phone. Whether you use Chrome or prefer to go online with the default browser, Web Security can keep you safe in real time from untrusted and shady Web sites. Privacy Advisor gives you the lowdown on installed apps. You can get the scoop on every app that has access to your information. Misplaced your phone? Bitdefender can also help you with that through their Anti-Theft tool. Now you can remotely locate, lock, or even wipe your devices from anywhere (another phone or through the Web) and keep your sensitive data from falling into the wrong hands.

    Main Features:

    • Malware Scanner -- Independently tested to detect 100 percent of the bad stuff.
    • On-demand scanning -- May be run at any time to make sure that all installed applications are legitimate.
    • Anti-theft -- Web dashboard allows you to send SMS commands, lock, track, and wipe your Android from any Internet-connected device when lost or stolen.
    • Privacy Advisor -- Shows you how installed apps use and possibly abuse your personal information.
    • Web Security -- Protects you in real time when browsing Web sites using Chrome and Android's default browsers.

    Regularly offered for $9.99 a year, Mobile Security is now free to try for six months worth of protection -- just in time for the holiday season. Do your mobile gift shopping and vacation planning, knowing that you are protected from scammers, spammers, and phishers. Should Mobile Security prove to be useful, we hope you'll consider adding it to your Christmas list. Sign up here for your free key. This offer ends 11.59p.m. PST on Tuesday Nov. 19, 2013 or when all free keys have been handed out.

    Editor's note: Due to the product's immense popularity, Bitdefender has agreed to extend this special offer until 11.59p.m. PST on Tuesday Nov. 26, 2013.

    About Tuong Nguyen

    Raised in the Bay Area but educated on the sandy beaches of San Diego, Tuong writes for specializing in Windows Security and Mobile Apps.