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- Customizable scanner
- Automatic threats detection
- Is it a really needed so far?
Although there haven't been reported too many cases of malware on Android, it seems that the need of security on a open-source OS is in the air. Dr. Web Anti-virus Light comes to cover that need with a simple but intuitive Anti-Virus for Android.
First thing you have to do is enable SpiGuard to activate protecting warnings. Dr. Web will notify you when a threat is detected. You can set notifications from preferences.
It works in two different ways: first, you can scan by yourself your device. There are three options: quick scan, full scan (takes longer and scans even the hidden and system files) or the custom scan (select what you want to be scanned). There's also an automatic scan: every time you install a new app, Dr. Web will automatically look for threats. What's more, you can schedule scanners in order to keep your device safe of malware.
Finally, Dr. Web tracks statistics about malware detected, apps installed and scans done. It's better if you keep Dr. Web up-to-date from the tab "update". An Anti-virus is more effective if it has info about the last threats and malware.
We don't think that an anti-virus is something really needed so far. Anyway, it's a security measure that makes no damage if it doesn't kill your battery life. Dr. Web works pretty well in this sense.
Use Dr.Web for Android free of charge.
Users of Dr.Web Security Space or Dr.Web Anti-virus are entitled to use Dr.Web for Android (comprehensive protection) FREE OF CHARGE.
Features and Advantages
•Quick or full file system scanning, as well as custom scanning of files and folders specified by the user.
•Real-time file system scanning with SpIDer Guard monitor whenever attempts are made to save files to the device’s memory.
•Detection of new, unknown malware using the unique Origins Tracing™ technology.
•Protects the SD card from becoming infected with autorun and Exploit.Cpllnk files, which can be dangerous for devices running Windows.
•A quarantine to which detected threats can be moved and from which files can be restored.
•Minimal impact on OS performance.
•Careful use of battery resources.
•Small-sized virus database updates to save traffic, which is especially important users with limited mobile phone plans.
•Statistics on detected threats and actions performed.
•Handy and informative desktop widgets to access the application.
to avoid unwanted calls and SMS messages.
•Select the calls and messages filtering mode.
•Create your own filtering profiles.
•Edit your black list (block incoming calls and messages from certain numbers).
•View blocked calls and messages.
Helps you find your mobile device if it has been lost or stolen and, if necessary, will wipe your confidential information from the device remotely.
•Device blocking after a reboot
•Lock the device so that it can be unlocked only by entering a password (limit the number of unlock password enter errors)
•Unlock the device with an SMS message.
•View the device's location on Google Maps.
•Remotely erase data on the device and SD card.
•Set the device’s speakerphone volume to loud and lock the screen.
•Customize the message to be displayed on the screen of the blocked device.
•Create a list of numbers to which notifications will be sent when the SIM card on the lost device is changed. You will be able to control the anti-theft by sending messages from these numbers and unlock the device if you have forgotten the unlock password.
Cloud Checker will protect you from unwanted Internet resources. Block access to non-recommended or potentially dangerous sites in the following categories:
•Drugs and narcotics;
•Known sources of viruses ;
•Adult content, etc.
How to remove Dr.Web for Android with installed anti-theft
Before removing the Dr.Web anti-virus, go to Administration. Under Security, clear the Dr.Web Anti-virus option.
Recently changed in this version:
Changed the text of the license agreement, you can find it here: http://st.drweb.com/static/new-www/files/license_android_en.pdf
Increased scanning speed.
Added support for devices working under Android OS version 4.2.
Added support for several trusted SIM cards for Dr.Web Anti-theft.
Now it is possible to disable detection of adware and riskware by SpIder Guard or during scanning.
Added recovery of SpIDer Guard after it was disabled by the system or after another unplanned stop.
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Comments and ratings for Dr.Web Anti-virus
This virus software is outstanding the best I have ever used. It not only eliminates destructive virus, but aware also. It has call blocked and prevent unwanted text messages. If my phone is lossed/stolen, its locks the phone and assists in locating it,
How do u delete?, Its messing up my phone!!!