5 Free Antivirus Apps for Android

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Ever since I bought my Nexus 7 around a month back, I've had a closer experience with Android. One of the first things that I did was hunt through for security applications, especially antivirus apps. Below are some of the most popular antivirus apps available for Android devices.

5 Websites to Scan for Viruses Online

When it comes to security I prefer a reliable anti-virus that can minimize the risk of an infection and protect your PC from any harm. A good way to do is by scanning your computer for viruses online. Advantage of scanning these files online is that the engine used by the scanner is usally up to date and the risk of a virus infection of the virus scanner is not present.

Protect Symbian Series 60 from viruses for free with exoVirusStop

exosyphen studios which provides antivirus solutions and other applications for mobile platforms, including Symbian, PocketPC and Windows Mobile, announced that their making their antivirus exoVirusStop for free. Before you get excited, the bad news is that this is only free for Symbian Series 60 (1st and 2nd edition). The antivirus is offered completely free with absolutely no limitations.

SmitFraudFix (Security Software Saturday)

SmitFraudFix is a simple stand-alone DOS based tool that helps removes the following Desktop Hijack malware: Advanced Antivirus, AdwarePunisher, AdwareSheriff, AlphaCleaner, AntiSpyCheck, AntiSpyware Expert, Antispyware Soldier, AntiVermeans, AntiVermins, AntiVerminser, AntiVirGear, Antivirus 2009, Antivirus 2010, AntiVirus Lab 2009, Antivirus Master, Antivirus Sentry, Antivirus XP 2008, AntivirusGolden, AVGold, Awola, BraveSentry, IE Defender, Internet Antivirus, MalwareCrush, MalwareWipe, MalwareWiped, MalwaresWipeds, MalwareWipePro, MalwareWiper, Micro Antivirus 2009, MS Antivirus, PC Protection Center 2008, Personal Defender 2009, PestCapture, PestTrap, Power Antivirus, Power-Antivirus-2009, PSGuard, quicknavigate.com, Registry Cleaner, Security iGuard, Smart Antivirus 2009, Smitfraud, Spy Protector, SpyAxe, SpyCrush, SpyDown, SpyFalcon, SpyGuard, SpyHeal, SpyHeals, SpyLocked, SpyMarshal, SpySheriff, SpySoldier, Spyware Guard 2008, Spyware Vanisher, Spyware Soft Stop, SpywareLocked, SpywareQuake, SpywareKnight, SpywareRemover, SpywareSheriff, SpywareStrike, Startsearches.net, System Antivirus 2008, TheSpyBot, TitanShield Antispyware, Total Secure 2009, Trust Cleaner, Ultimate Antivirus 2008, UpdateSearches.

USB WriteProtector (Tool Tuesday)

USB WriteProtector (English version) is one of the jewels that make live really peaceful when you live in a world where your darling pen drive spends a lot of time across several laptops / computers. USB WriteProtector is a small portable software that allows you to write protect your pendrive. This ensures that no files can be written to the drive unless unprotected.

DriveSentry (Security Saturday)

Considering the numerous threats that we are subject to online ranging from viruses and trojans to computer hijacking, security software has become a part and parcel of our daily life, be it the inbuilt Windows Firewall or more expensive paid solutions for antivirus software or anti-spyware software. I stumbled across DriveSentry the other day. DriveSentry is a free data protection software for Windows XP and Windows Vista.