AVIRA ANTIVIRUS SECURITY FOR ANDROID • Shield your devices (smartphones, tablets, phablets) from malware. • Find your lost or stolen phone • Protect your private data (photos, SMS, etc.) from theft • See how each app collects ...Read more
AVIRA ANTIVIRUS SECURITY FOR ANDROID • Shield your devices (smartphones, tablets, phablets) from malware.
• Find your lost or stolen phone
• Protect your private data (photos, SMS, etc.) from theft
• See how each app collects sensitive data
• Block unauthorized access to other applications installed on your device
• Light on system resources, to help save battery power
REVIEW: “Many applications are available that claim to protect a device, but few excel like Avira Antivirus Security… This app is highly recommended for the security-conscious user.”—Editor’s Review, CNET
ANTIVIRUS AND PRIVACY PROTECTION • Automatically scan apps and even app updates for hidden malware • Scan external storage units (e.g. SD memory cards) • See how each app rates on a privacy scale according to how much data it collects
ANTI-THEFT AND RECOVERY TOOLS • Track phone location on a map • App Lock to prevent unauthorized access of specified apps • Remote lock or memory wipe • Trigger a loud siren to locate device (e.g. deep in the sofa cushions) • Prompt the person who finds your phone to contact you with one click
IDENTITY SAFEGUARD & BLACKLIST • Check whether you or you contacts’ email addresses have been leaked in a 3rd party security breach • Notify your contacts if their email address has been compromised • Blacklist unwanted contacts • Block and unblock calls and SMS messages from any number
DEVICE ADMINISTRATION • Web-based controls give you access all your security settings • Manage all remote functions (e.g. trigger siren, wipe memory, track location on map) • Oversee multiple devices through the web-based portal • Lock sensitive or private applications with our App Lock. This prevents your apps from being accessed by other users.
LANGUAGES English, German, French, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, Spanish, Korean and Japanese
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS Android 2.2 – 5.1 Avira Antivirus Security is designed for use on most Android smartphones, tablets, and phablets (including Samsung, Lenovo, Huawei, LG, Sony, TCL, Coolpad, ZTE, Acer, Asus, Toshiba). NOTE: SMS blocking functionality is unavailable for Android v4.4 “Kit-Kat” devices
PREMIUM VERSION (accessible via in-app purchase) Browse Safely – Infected/Infectious websites are blocked, protecting from phishing attacks More-frequent Updates – Ensures that your protection is always up-to-date against new malware strains Premium Support – Avira’s team of security experts deliver mobile tech support
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UPDATED ON: Feb 3, 2016
SIZE Varies with device
INSTALLATIONS: 10,000,000 - 50,000,000
LATEST VERSION: Varies with device
ANDROID VERSIONVaries with device
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.
modify phone status
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.
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.
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.
display system-level alerts
Allows an application to show system alert windows. Malicious applications can take over the entire screen of the phone.
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.
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.
mount and unmount filesystems
Allows the application to mount and unmount filesystems for removable storage.
format external storage
Allows the application to format removable storage.
prevent phone from sleeping
Allows an application to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
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.
approximate (network-based) location
Access 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.
precise (GPS) location
Access precise 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.
Allows application to take pictures with the camera. This allows the application at any time to collect images the camera is seeing.
change your audio settings
Allows application to modify global audio settings such as volume and routing.
modify/delete SD card contents
Allows an application to write to the SD card.
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 status
Allows an application to view the information about the state of Wi-Fi.
discover known accounts
Allows an application to get the list of accounts known by the phone.
manage the accounts list
Allows an application to perform operations like adding, and removing accounts and deleting their password.
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.
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.
Allows application to receive and process SMS messages. Malicious applications may monitor your messages or delete them without showing them to you.