Most of the recent studies have concluded that Android is the most prone to malwares and there have been many malware apps in the store. So Android protection is definitely an important thing to consider if you install too many apps on your phone. Malwarebytes has released the Anti-Malware app for Android phones to protect your device from malwares.

Malwarebytes is probably one of the world’s most popular anti-malware technology and it has now come to Android. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Mobile protects your phone or tablet from malware, infected apps, and unauthorized surveillance. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Mobile guards your identity and personal data on-the-go and informs you of any infections through the notification center.

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Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Mobile automatically recognizes security vulnerabilities in your Android device’s settings. Then it makes recommendations on how to close those holes. It protects your phone from unauthorized installations, other than from the Play store. There is also a Privacy Manager which identifies every application’s access privileges in detail and breaks down access privileges by category: Contacts, Identity Information, Simple Message Service (SMS), and Security Settings.

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The Security Audit identifies security vulnerabilities on your device, suggests remediation. It also comes with link to  Android Device Manager’s device location features so the device can be located, locked, or reset if it is lost or stolen.

Features of the app:

  • Detects and eliminates malware, including spyware and Trojans
  • Scans your apps for malicious code
  • Stops unauthorized access to your personal data
  • Scans your Android device for security vulnerabilities
  • Identifies applications that are tracking your location

Overall, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware is one of the best security tools for protection against malwares on your phone. The app is available free of cost from the play store.