McAfee VirusScan Mobile

McAfee VirusScan Mobile

Proven endpoint security for enterprise Android mobile devices

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Overview

McAfee VirusScan Mobile for Android smartphones and tablets is an anti-malware system that scans and cleans mobile data, preventing corruption from viruses, worms, dialers, Trojans, and other malicious code. VirusScan Mobile protects your mobile devices at the most critical points of exposure, including inbound and outbound emails, text messages, email attachments, and Internet downloads.

Complete mobile protection — Scans and cleans malicious code from files, memory cards, applications, Internet downloads, text messages, and attachments.

Instant threat alerts — Continuous protection detects malware in less than 200 milliseconds without interrupting wireless operations or connectivity. Malicious files are immediately detected and cleaned, while automatic updates safeguard devices from the latest threats.

Features & Benefits

Detect threats in real time

Block malware in email, text messages, and attachments without any noticeable delay. McAfee VirusScan Mobile scans for a range of malicious threats in less than 200 milliseconds, providing automatic and comprehensive protection for smartphones.

Safeguard your corporate assets

Keep confidential corporate and customer information safe. Trust VirusScan Mobile to protect your mobile devices from viruses, worms, dialers, Trojans, and other malicious code that can cause the loss of vital data.

Minimize employee downtime

Secure corporate smartphones to avoid disruptions in mobile service and business communications, so employees stay productive. When malware is detected, it is blocked and cleaned without slowing down mobile operations.

Get automatic security updates

Keep users safe from current and emerging threats with scheduled mobile device signature updates, delivered wirelessly from the global security team at McAfee Labs. You’ll be notified about unprotected devices if a signature or policy update fails, and you’ll receive alerts if a device becomes infected with new malware.

Stay agile and compliant

Comply with government and industry legislation requiring enterprises to protect sensitive data. Designed specifically for mobile devices to run with minimal system resources, VirusScan Mobile is unmatched in ease of use, low power consumption, and rapid file scanning. Our scan engine runs at the appropriate priority to respect more critical tasks, such as phone calls, emails, and web browsing.

System Requirements

These are minimum system requirements. Actual requirements will vary depending on the nature of your environment.

VirusScan Mobile Security

  • Supports Android 2.1 – 4.0

Resources

Data Sheets

McAfee VirusScan Mobile

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White Papers

Android Malware Past, Present, and Future

This paper presents the Android malware evolution from the first SMS Trojan discovered in the wild in 2010 to the sophisticated malicious code seen in the official Android Market during the first half of 2011 like DroidDream, DroidKungFu, and Plankton.

Community

Blogs

  • WhatsApp with End-to-End Encryption?
    Lianne Caetano - December 16, 2014

    Throughout the past year, many mobile messaging apps have come under fire for inherent security vulnerabilities. This month, WhatsApp (one of the largest globally used messaging apps) has gone to great lengths to ensure users’ personal data is protected. Their recent deployment of end-to-end encryption, one of the largest to date, poses the question: is […]

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  • Should You Use Near-Field Communications?
    Robert Siciliano - December 15, 2014

    Have you ever wondered what kind of superpower you’d have? I’ve always wanted to send messages and ideas with my mind to others. My dream can sort of come true with near-field communications (NFC). You’ve might not have heard of NFC, but if you have a smartphone, there’s a good chance you’ve used it. If […]

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  • Defending Against a ‘New Normal’ through Relevance
    Brett Kelsey - December 11, 2014

    This is part I in a series on proactive defense using a proven professional services security methodology When my credit card got declined at the gas station I remembered a term I’d recently read in an article about a large retailer’s data breach.  The term is “vulnerability-fatigue,” where news of a recent disaster is ignored […]

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  • Spyware Vendors Find New Ways to Deliver Mobile Apps
    Daisuke Nakajima - December 9, 2014

    With mobile devices an essential part of our lives and privacy, we must protect that privacy against a form of mobile “spyware” that is openly sold and distributed and that threatens our privacy by secretly monitoring all of our activities on smartphones. In this context, spyware does not refer to Trojan malware that poses as […]

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  • McAfee Labs Threats Report Takes Another Step Forward
    Rick Simon - December 8, 2014

    In September, we invited readers of the McAfee Labs Threats Report to complete a short survey and let us know what they think about the report. Here’s what we learned. Readers are most interested in learning about the most significant threats and how to defend against them. Most also want to know what threats are […]

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