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

  • Understanding The Ever-Changing Security Landscape
    Ryan Allphin - July 8, 2014

    Since starting my career at McAfee in 2002, I have seen so many changes within the company and the security industry at large. New technologies have transformed the relationship between enterprises, their employees, and their critical systems—for better or for worse. And in my role overseeing McAfee’s Security Management business, I have had the opportunity […]

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  • Mobile Apps: The Next Frontier for Hackers
    Lianne Caetano - July 8, 2014

    By the end of 2014, there will be more than two billion smartphones and tablets in use across the world. That’s two billion more opportunities for hackers to get a hold of valuable user data. As mobile devices have progressed, so has cybercrime, especially when it comes to taking advantage of apps that we use […]

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  • What is an Advanced Persistent Threat?
    Robert Siciliano - June 30, 2014

    If you’ve ever seen a movie where the bad guys are using ongoing, invasive hacking to spy on their “enemy,” you have some familiarity with an advanced persistent threat (APT). This term usually refers to an attack carried out by a group that targets a specific entity using malware and other sophisticated techniques to exploit […]

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  • Watch Out For Malicious Mobile App Doppelgangers
    Lianne Caetano - June 24, 2014

    As we usher in yet another worldwide sporting event this month with the World Cup, it’s inevitable that scammers will piggyback on the myriad of opportunities at their fingertips to swipe, nab, and phish for spectators’ personal data. We’ve seen it happen a million times before and trending news has always been easy fodder for […]

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  • What is Wardriving?
    Robert Siciliano - June 23, 2014

    Wireless networks have certainly brought a lot of convenience to our lives, allowing us to work and surf from almost anywhere—home, cafes, airports and hotels around the globe. But unfortunately, wireless connectivity has also brought convenience to hackers because it gives them the opportunity to capture all data we type into our connected computers and […]

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