McAfee VirusScan Mobile

McAfee VirusScan Mobile

Proven endpoint security for enterprise Android mobile devices

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

For a technical summary on the McAfee product listed above, please view the product data sheet.

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

  • Is This Your Photo? No, It’s SMS Spam With Mobile Malware
    Carlos Castillo - November 26, 2014

    One of the most important concerns of Internet users is privacy. For this reason one of the most effective phishing attacks is to claim that someone’s video or photo is public; thus the victim cannot resist clicking on the malicious link. Recently some people from Singapore (country code +65) have reported a new SMS spam […]

    The post Is This Your Photo? No, It’s SMS Spam With Mobile Malware appeared first on McAfee.

  • Koler Ransomware Extorts Money from Users
    Lianne Caetano - November 18, 2014

    Hands up! Law enforcement agencies want you to pay for your crimes—but wait, what crimes did you commit? While your record may be squeaky clean, this malicious Android app sure isn’t and its makers are doing everything they can to extort money from consumers. I’ve discussed mobile apps that attempt to steal money from users […]

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  • 8 Tips for Raising Generous Givers and Wise Clickers
    Toni Birdsong - November 18, 2014

    For a parent, there’s nothing more heartwarming than seeing your teen slowly emerge from the “me slumber” and begin to genuinely care about giving. And what better time to encourage a giving spirit than the holidays? But there’s a cyber-world lesson that’s critical to teach in tandem with giving, and that is how to click wisely online—especially […]

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  • Hackers Create Multipronged Approach to Get to Your Phone
    Gary Davis - November 11, 2014

    It’s no secret that most mobile users feel secure without locking their phone. After all, according to Consumer Reports, only 36% of users bother with a basic PIN number. And while securing your mobile phone physically with a PIN number is a great way to lead a more secure life, it isn’t enough. After all, […]

    The post Hackers Create Multipronged Approach to Get to Your Phone appeared first on McAfee.

  • The 12 Scams of the Holidays
    Gary Davis - November 10, 2014

    McAfee’s Annual List Educates Shoppers on How to Avoid Unwrapping an Online Threat and Keep Their Digital Lives Safe As temperatures begin to drop, snow starts to fall, and decorations go up, consumers across the country begin preparing for upcoming holiday festivities. This time of year consumers are rushed and use their devices much more […]

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