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Mobile Security & Antivirus

  • Description

    avast! Mobile Security with free antivirus for Android secures against unwanted phishing, malware, spyware, and malicious viruses such as trojans and even against loss or theft. Secure your phone and tablet with our top-rated free mobile security ...Read more

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  • UPDATED ON:
  • SIZE 9,961,472
  • INSTALLATIONS: 100,000,000 - 500,000,000
  • LATEST VERSION: 4.0.7871
  • REQUIRED ANDROID VERSION: 2.1 and up
  • Permissions
  • STORAGE
    • modify/delete SD card contents
      Allows an application to write to the SD card.
  • 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.
  • SYSTEM TOOLS
    • modify global system settings
      Allows an application to modify the systemʼs settings data. Malicious applications can corrupt your systemʼs configuration.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows an application to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
  • 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.
    • intercept outgoing calls
      Allows application to process outgoing calls and change the number to be dialed. Malicious applications may monitor, redirect, or prevent outgoing calls.
    • modify phone state
      Allows the application to control the phone features of the device. An application with this permission can switch networks, turn the phone radio on and off and the like without ever notifying you.
  • 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.
    • send SMS messages
      Allows application to send SMS messages. Malicious applications may cost you money by sending messages without your confirmation.
  • 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.
  • 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.
    • receive MMS
      Allows application to receive and process MMS messages. Malicious applications may monitor your messages or delete them without showing them to you.
  • YOUR ACCOUNTS
    • discover known accounts
      Allows an application to get the list of accounts known by the phone.
    • use the authentication credentials of an account
      Allows an application to request authentication tokens.
  • HARDWARE CONTROLS
    • control vibrator
      Allows the application to control the vibrator.
  • OTHER
    • android.permission.KILL_BACKGROUND_PROCESSES
    • android.permission.READ_CALL_LOG
    • android.permission.WRITE_CALL_LOG
    • com.android.vending.BILLING
    • com.google.android.providers.gsf.permission.READ_GSERVICES
    • android.permission.ACCESS_SUPERUSER
    • com.dolphin.browser.permission.ACCESS_PROVIDER
    • com.avast.android.generic.CENTRAL_SERVICE_PERMISSION
    • com.avast.android.generic.COMM_PERMISSION
    • com.avast.android.mobilesecurity.permission.C2D_MESSAGE
    • com.google.android.c2dm.permission.RECEIVE
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE