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

  • Android’s CyanogenMod Vulnerable to Zero-Day Threat
    Gary Davis - October 17, 2014

    Have you installed CyanogenMod on your Android device? If yes, you’re likely vulnerable to a newly discovered zero-day threat (an attack that takes advantage of a previously unknown vulnerability). If you have no idea what CyanogenMod is—don’t worry, chances are your device is secure. At the Ruxcon Security Conference in Australia last week, a security researcher presented […]

    The post Android’s CyanogenMod Vulnerable to Zero-Day Threat appeared first on McAfee.

  • What You Need to Know in the Wake of Snapchat’s Massive Message Leak
    Gary Davis - October 14, 2014

    Last week, thousands of Snapchat users had their privacy violated in the same manner as the victims of the now month-old celebgate: they had personal photos and videos shared across the Internet without their consent. Like celebgate, an assumed security protocol was found to either be poorly implemented or nonexistent. Like celebgate, it was found […]

    The post What You Need to Know in the Wake of Snapchat’s Massive Message Leak appeared first on McAfee.

  • Is Your Teen Using Mobile Banking Facility
    Anindita Mishra - October 13, 2014

    Mobile banking is the new age smartphone revolution. While the computer and laptop brought the bank to our homes, the smartphone made it possible for us to take our bank along, wherever we go. So convenient it is that the global populace is rapidly opting for this method of banking. Though mobilebanking is not strictly […]

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  • Don’t Judge An App By Its Cover
    Lianne Caetano - October 7, 2014

    When it comes to the security of your mobile apps, things are not always how they appear on the surface. Stealthy malicious apps often seem benign at first glance but once installed, run quietly in the background harvesting your data and personal information. Thanks to these malicious apps created by hackers, the seemingly innocuous programs […]

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  • What’s Your Click IQ?
    Robert Siciliano - October 6, 2014

    The recent celebrity photo hacks are an unfortunate reminder of how devastating or embarrassing it can be to have your data compromised.  But celebrities are not the only ones getting hacked. Cybercriminals aren’t choosy—they’ll send malicious texts, emails, and website links to Jennifer Lawrence and your grandma. And while the celebrity hacks are more publicized, […]

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