Mobile Antivirus is need of the hour for any mobile user  as due to growing number of  mobiles,there are too many security threats for mobile users.Smartphone’s have become a busy hub for data, packed with its owner’s email details, contact numbers, passwords and sometimes credit card details. And on top of this many phones have global positioning device integrated that beams its location far and wide.
And all this trove of personal information is valuable for legitimate commercial companies and unwelcome intruders which is enough of a reason for you to consider mobile antivirus software. Charles Miller, the principle security analyst at Independent Security Evaluators in Baltimore, stressed that common sense is often the best defense against malicious attacks. “For ten years, people have been told all these things you should do to protect your computer; don’t click on links in emails and only go to sites you trust,” he said. “People tend to forget those when you are on your phone.”
And the solution to this problem is simple. Software companies have developed antivirus software for mobiles and Smartphone’s and the download is as simple as it would be on a PC.
So to give you a helping hand here is the Top Ten anti viruses for mobile phones.

Top 10 Best Free mobile antivirus are :

Avast! PDA Edition
Avast! PDA Edition is an anti-virus protection for PalmOS and Windows CE, Smartphone, and Pocket PC based devices. The package is developed by ALWIL Software Company

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Avira AntiVir Mobile
Avira AntiVir Mobile is a professional virus and malware protection for your pocket PCs and Smartphone. The software is published by a German anti-virus company, Avira GmbH. Users can get a 30 day free trial.

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BitDefender Mobile Security
BitDefender Mobile Security provides permanent antivirus protection for mobile devices running Symbian or Microsoft Windows Mobile. Relying on the valuable BitDefender experience in fighting computer threats, BitDefender Mobile Security is a light, easy to use instrument that will keep your mobile device on the move.

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BullGuard Mobile Antivirus
BullGuard Mobile Antivirus is an easy-to-use and reliable solution that protects Pocket PCs and Smartphone’s from malicious programs, such as viruses, worms and Trojans, that target mobile platforms. Users get a 14 day free trial.

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Dr Web Mobile Security Suite
Dr Web Mobile Security Suite is an anti-virus security solution for Pocket PC that runs on Windows Mobile operating system. The package can be downloaded via the site and users can request for a free demo.

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F-secure Mobile Security
F-Secure Mobile Security is a completed mobile security software package which includes anti-virus, anti –spyware, a firewall and a remote control anti-theft feature for protection of the Smartphone and pocket PC. The package is a commercial version developed by F-Secure Corporation. Users can receive a 30 day trial period for free.

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Kaspersky Mobile Security
Kaspersky Mobile Security is a complete protection package for the Smartphone. The package includes anti-theft protection, virus protection, firewall and anti-spam for SMS, EMS and MMS.

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Norton Smartphone Security
Norton Smartphone Security is a well known antivirus package which includes anti-spam and firewall for Smartphone protection. The package is offered by Symantec.

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AhnLab Mobile Security
AhnLab Mobile Security is the solution for viruses and worms protection that runs on Windows Mobile, Symbian and Palm OS.

ESET Mobile Antivirus
A fully integrated real time protection package against any malicious attacks to your Smartphone. Its On-Demand Scanning includes scanning of principle memory and portable memory media, full memory and running processes scan.
Specific folder scanning is also possible. Advanced On-Access protection offers effective scanning of all created/used files with enhanced virus detection capabilities and access time. Scanning of files incoming via wireless connections is covered (Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Infrared). Like others it also provides SMS spam protection and a user friendly activity log.

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Whatever free mobile antivirus you go for a few extra tips to protecting your phone is to never accept any content on Bluetooth if you do not know the sender. Be very cautious when installing third party softwares such as games,apps, ringtones, wallpapers, or theme-packs.

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Last Updated on April 23, 2014

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    If you like the light antivirus, I suggest Avira. But one thing you should aware that this Avira is really annoying with its inaccuracy notification for virus or spyware.
    I myself use bitdefender. Kaspersky is great but unfortunately it will cost you large memory.

    Thanks
    Andrei

    • Daily Techie

      Avira is a bit of lag. My personal advice is to to switch off bluetooth when you are not using it!

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    Here so many mobile anti virus versions described, and many people will get satisfied with this list as today the threats going beyond computers to hand held devices so anti virus for smart phones gaining importance.

  3. Bishwajeet

    Kaspersky mobile antivirus is one of the best free mobile antivirus ,even if its little bit costly.

  4. andi

    hi,
    anyone can help me to choose antivirus protection for my nokia X6. please..!

  5. Vishnu

    Netqin is cool. I use that in my E52

  6. syd

    Nice list of ‘Top 10 free mobile antivirus’. cool

  7. carol

    NETQIN is the best free antivirus for symbian phones.a phone teamed with updated NETQIN ANTIVIRUS and NETQIN MOBILE MANAGER,becomes invincible.im personally using them in my nokia 5233 and it has founded many viruses.so u can rely on it.you can download it at NETQIN homepage. http://www.netqin.com/en/

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    you do not have what i need .mobile antivirus for sonyericsson k800i

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  10. Shreyash Khaitan

    I have got a samsung e2550 monte slider phone and i really need an antivirus. can you please suggest an antivirus for my phone?

  11. Shreyash Khaitan

    I have got a samsung e2550 monte slider phone and i really need an antivirus. can you please suggest an antivirus for my phone?

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    Avast has great products. I actually use the Avast! PDA Edition and its never failed me

  13. Alex

    Mobile Antivirus is a must have app for Android users since there are many free apps that contain virus / malware.

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    Norton has great products…As it is best for PC…I hope same will be true for Mobile anti virus .

  15. Arka

    I have samsung star (s5233s) mobile ph. but,i do not know which antivirus it support. plz,inform me.
    my email id-”arka_gogol@yahoo.com”

  16. prateek

    I’ve been using Norton for quiet some time on Windows Mobile 6 and am satisfied with it’s performance.

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    netqin mobile antivirus is the best antivirus 4 mble. I use it in my nokia c6 n i lov it.

  25. Sanjib Saha

    Avast is superb but I use BitDefender Mobile Security and i would suggest everyone to go for it. Thanks for sharing this article.

  26. Varun

    This is a good list though not OS specific. On Android, a lot of better options like Lookout, AVG and Virusseeker are free and pretty good too!

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