Lookout, free security for Android
Protect your phone with a free mobile antivirus from Lookout. Lookout is the #1 Security App for Android, and they also offer a premium version too, but the basic one is free.
Lookout has many features that it offers for free, these are some of the security main features:
- Blocks malware, spyware, phishing and other virus-like apps
- Each downloaded app can be scanned before installing to be sure it’s safe
- Scanning scheduler is available, so set it up for daily or weekly security scans
- Automatic updates are provided too, so you will be protected against the latest viruses
- If you have a security app on your phone you can be sure that your PC doesn’g get infected either
- Lookout is simple to use, lightweight and spares your battery
FIND MY PHONE features that Lookout offers:
- If this app is installed you can locate your lost phone (or stolen) directly on a google map
- An alarm can be set so that even if it’s silent the phone will make loud sounds
- Lookout can enable GPS remotely, so even if GPS is disabled you can have it re-enabled to find your phone
- myLookout.com will allow you to locate your phone from any web browser
BACKUP and RESTORE features that Lookout offers:
- You can back-up your contacts securely
- Data can be restored to another phone
- All data can be accessed securely on myLookout.com
- Lookout is TRUSTe certified so that means you can rely on them for your data
Lookout is absolutely free of charge, so this free edition can be used indefinitely (though they have a trial version available for a premium edition). Lookout was awarded by CNET and PCWorld, so that’s another proof is a good app. The first application you install on a PC is, or should be, an antivirus, so your phone deserves the same attention as you need it to protect from malware and spyware. Lookout only consumes some battery as much as a 33 second phone call. Lookout can protect against new malwares, such as the recently discovered DroidDream malware (found in over 50 apps, and Lookout provides also a DroidDream Cleaner).
Lookout protects you from many problems, such as some recently reported malware for Android: DroidDream, HongTouTou (Adrd), Geinimi Trojan, Tapsnake spyware, SMS Trojan, malware-laden apps from myournet, Kingmall2010, we20090202, banking phishing apps.
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