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 2.3 or later

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Data Sheets

McAfee VirusScan Mobile

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

Solution Briefs

Abuse of Trust

Attackers prey upon the institution of trust in many ways, with exploiting unsuspecting victims the primary pursuit. Learn how McAfee security technology can help protect against attacks seeking to abuse the trust your company has in its day-to-day operations.

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

  • Apple Bug Eats at the Heart of Verification
    Gary Davis - June 24, 2015

    Last week brought some troublesome news, in which researchers discovered several flaws that compromise Apple security. While we don’t hear about it often, Apple devices can be hacked. But, thanks to the efforts of researchers at Indiana University and the Georgia Institute of Technology, hacking Apple should soon be much more difficult. Here’s what’s going […]

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  • Be Cautious When Using Wi-Fi
    Robert Siciliano - June 23, 2015

    The proliferation of mobile devices means that we can work or play online from almost anywhere, so it’s no surprise that public Wi-Fi networks have become more common. From hotels and coffee shops, to universities and city centers, Wi-Fi is widely available, but is connecting to these networks safe? If you were carrying on a […]

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  • Minimize Risk with These 5 Android Security Tips
    Lianne Caetano - June 23, 2015

    Have you ever watched the show ‘MythBusters?’ Each week, the show’s hosts band together to get to the bottom of questions such as: ‘Is running better than walking to keep dry in the rain?’ Today, we’re going to follow suit and bust some myths of our own – each one pertaining to Android security, of […]

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  • iOS 9 Security: What Consumers Need to Know
    Gary Davis - June 17, 2015

    Last week, Apple hosted its annual World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco, and announced new operating systems, iOS 9, Watch OS and OS X El Capitan, for their respective hardware platforms, the iPhone, the Apple Watch and Mac computers. Hidden in Apple’s new operating system, iOS 9, are several new security features, four […]

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  • How to Avoid Bad Apps
    Robert Siciliano - June 16, 2015

    If you think there’s like a million apps out there, that’s not exactly an exaggeration. For sure, there are more than you can imagine, which makes it easy to conceive that many certainly come with security problems. In fact, out of the top 25 most popular apps, 18 of them bombed on a security test […]

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