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Armor for Android™ Antivirus

  • Description

    Armor for Android™ is the world's best Anti Virus and Privacy App, and the world's most comprehensive suite of Android power user tools. Armor for Android provides access to our world-class Cloud Antivirus Database, which contains data on over ...Read more

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  • UPDATED ON:
  • SIZE 2,202,009
  • INSTALLATIONS: 10,000 - 50,000
  • LATEST VERSION: 2.1.6.2
  • REQUIRED ANDROID VERSION: 2.1 and up
  • Permissions
  • NETWORK COMMUNICATION
    • full Internet access
      Allows an application to create network sockets.
    • view network state
      Allows an application to view the state of all networks.
    • view Wi-Fi state
      Allows an application to view the information about the state of Wi-Fi.
    • create Bluetooth connections
      Allows an application to view configuration of the local Bluetooth phone, and to make and accept connections with paired devices.
  • PHONE CALLS
    • read phone state and identity
      Allows the application to access the phone features of the device. An application with this permission can determine the phone number and serial number of this phone, whether a call is active, the number that call is connected to, ect.
  • YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
    • read contact data
      Allows an application to read all of the contact (address) data stored on your phone. Malicious applications can use this to send your data to other people.
    • write contact data
      Allows an application to modify the contact (address) data stored on your phone. Malicious applications can use this to erase or modify your contact data.
  • SYSTEM TOOLS
    • restart other applications
      Allows an application to forcibly restart other applications.
    • measure application storage space
      Allows an application to retrieve code, data, and cache sizes
    • retrieve running applications
      Allows application to retrieve information about currently and recently running tasks. May allow malicious applications to discover private information about other applications.
    • delete all application cache data
      Allows an application to free phone storage by deleting files in application cache directory. Access is very restricted and usually for system processes.
    • automatically start at boot
      Allows an application to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the application to slow down overall performance of the phone by constantly running.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows an application to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • read system log files
      Allows an application to read from the systemʼs various log files. This allows it to discover general information about what you are doing with the phone, but should not contain any personal or private information.
    • change Wi-Fi state
      Allows an application to connect to and disconnect from Wi-Fi access points, and to make changes to configured Wi-Fi networks.
    • change network connectivity
      Allows an application to change the status of network connectivity.
    • modify global system settings
      Allows an application to modify the systemʼs settings data. Malicious applications can corrupt your systemʼs configuration.
    • bluetooth management
      Allows an application to configure the local Bluetooth phone, and to discover and pair with remote devices.
    • disable keylock
      Allows an application to disable the keylock and any associated password security. A legitimate example of this is the phone disabling the keylock when receiving an incoming phone call, then re-enabling the keylock when the call is finished.
    • read sync settings
      Allows an application to read the sync settings, such as whether sync is enabled for contacts.
    • write sync settings
      Allows an application to modify the sync settings, such as whether sync is enabled for contacts.
  • YOUR MESSAGES
    • read SMS or MMS
      Allows application to read SMS messages stored on your phone or SIM card. Malicious applications may read your confidential messages.
    • edit SMS or MMS
      Allows application to write to SMS messages stored on your phone or SIM card. Malicious applications may delete your messages.
    • receive SMS
      Allows application to receive and process SMS messages. Malicious applications may monitor your messages or delete them without showing them to you.
  • HARDWARE CONTROLS
    • control vibrator
      Allows the application to control the vibrator.
  • STORAGE
    • modify/delete SD card contents
      Allows an application to write to the SD card.
  • YOUR LOCATION
    • coarse (network-based) location
      Access coarse location sources such as the cellular network database to determine an approximate phone location, where available. Malicious applications can use this to determine approximately where you are.
    • fine (GPS) location
      Access fine location sources such as the Global Positioning System on the phone, where available. Malicious applications can use this to determine where you are, and may consume additional battery power.
  • PAID SERVICES.
    • directly call phone numbers
      Allows the application to call phone numbers without your intervention. Malicious applications may cause unexpected calls on your phone bill. Note that this does not allow the application to call emergency numbers.
  • YOUR ACCOUNTS
    • manage the accounts list
      Allows an application to perform operations like adding, and removing accounts and deleting their password.
    • act as an account authenticator
      Allows an application to use the account authenticator capabilities of the AccountManager, including creating accounts and getting and setting their passwords.
    • discover known accounts
      Allows an application to get the list of accounts known by the phone.
  • OTHER
    • android.permission.KILL_BACKGROUND_PROCESSES
    • android.permission.READ_CALL_LOG
    • android.permission.WRITE_CALL_LOG
    • android.permission.ACCESS_COARSE_UPDATES
    • android.permission.ACCESS_GPS
    • android.permission.ACCESS_ASSISTED_GPS
    • android.permission.ACCESS_CELL_ID
    • android.permission.ACTION_PHONE_STATE_CHANGED
    • com.google.android.c2dm.permission.RECEIVE
    • com.android.vending.CHECK_LICENSE
    • com.armorforandroid.security.permission.C2D_MESSAGE
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE