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

  • The Scan: Don’t Fall for Hacks This Autumn
    Bradi Van Noy Hays - August 27, 2014

    Hey guys! I’m Bradi, and this is The Scan. Because security news you need is news indeed. Hackers Aim for Apple’s Core Apple has always kicked Android’s butt at protecting phones from security issues. But alas, even the iPhone is far from perfect. Researchers have found that it’s possible to get around Apple’s many layers […]

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  • Mobile Tax Apps Tax User Security
    Lianne Caetano - August 26, 2014

    Tax season is almost always unanimously linked with unhappiness. Piles of crumpled receipts, coffee stained forms, and wasted weekends spent itemizing every purchase are just some of the unpleasant activities that are associated with this time of the year. Like many previously arduous tasks, mobile technology has made life a lot easier for many people, […]

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  • The iPhone’s Biggest Weakness May Be Your Computer
    Gary Davis - August 18, 2014

    Mobile malware is the fastest growing security threat we face today. But that threat has long been lopsided, and unfortunately, Android mobile operating system has seen the brunt of attacks due to its immense popularity and accessibility around the globe. Apple’s iOS ecosystem, while also widely popular, has maintained a mostly malware free presence. Even […]

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  • Beware of Impostor Android Apps Using Fake ID
    Alex Hinchliffe - August 15, 2014

    Recently discovered, an Android vulnerability called Fake ID allows apps to impersonate other apps by copying their identity. Each app has its own unique identity, as defined by the developers, after they create their public/private key pair. This identity is a digital certificate used to cryptographically sign the app package (.apk file for Android) to […]

    The post Beware of Impostor Android Apps Using Fake ID appeared first on McAfee.

  • Beware of the Risks of Online Gaming and Fantasy Football
    Robert Siciliano - August 13, 2014

    August may mean the last days of summer vacation and start of back to school for some, but for die hard NFL fans it also means the return of football (American football that is). And for many this also means the start of their fantasy football league. And though these fantasy teams are not real, […]

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