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

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

  • The Scan: 5 Habits of Practically Unhackable People
    Bradi Van Noy Hays - March 31, 2015

    Hey guys! I’m Bradi, and this is The Scan. Feeling tired and run-down? Losing sleep because that next big cyberattack might be right around the corner? Well, today is the day to start living your most secure life now with these helpful tips! People ask me all the time, “Bradi – how can I be […]

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  • Extend Mobile Call Time with Battery Optimizer
    Lianne Caetano - March 24, 2015

    Nowadays, most people are constantly on the go–multi-tasking while moving from one place to the next. The majority of the time this results in sales pitches, meetings and important discussions being conducted over our smartphones. This means, the successful completion of your call is reliant on the battery life of your trusted mobile device. Picture […]

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  • Tips to Stay Digitally Safe on Spring Break
    Robert Siciliano - March 16, 2015

    Give me a break! In the next month, students will get the week off for spring break—a much needed reward after months of hard work and, for some, gnarly winter weather. Spring break means free time, family vacations, trips with friends, and timeless memories. But, spring break can pose some risks to your online reputation […]

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  • Will Apple Watch take wearables to the masses?
    Nick Viney - March 13, 2015

    This week Apple launched, what it calls “the most advanced timepiece ever created” – the Apple Watch. At an event in San Francisco this week, Apple CEO Tim Cook heralded their new wearable as “the most personal device we have ever created. It’s not just with you. It’s on you.” With this device consumers will […]

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  • MWC 2015 – That’s A Wrap!
    Lianne Caetano - March 10, 2015

    Another Mobile World Congress (MWC) has come to a close. As we travel home from Barcelona and settle back into our normal routines, we can’t help but reflect on what was an exciting and packed four days at MWC. At Intel Security, we discussed the future of mobile technology, top mobile trends for 2015, and […]

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