Developer's Notes for: Free Antivirus and Security

Developer's Notes

Join our Beta program and win a $25 Google Play gift card

Sophos is currently finalizing the next generation of malware protection coming with Sophos Mobile Security 4.0. For a large public Beta, we are looking for participants. From all participants joining the program, we will draw 20 lucky winners for a $25 Google Play gift card.
How to enroll:
1. Join the Sophos Mobile Beta Google group: http://soph.so/yUzZg
2. Opt-in to receive the beta software, once triggered by an email from the Google group
3. Download Sophos Mobile Security from Play store (If you already have installed Sophos Mobile Security on your device, it will get automatically updated via the Play Store to the beta version)
All participants joining till September 30, 2014 will participate in the prize draw. Good Luck!!!

FREE ANTI-VIRUS for your Android - Full features, no nag screens, all free
Sophos Mobile Security is an anti-virus app which comprehensively protects your Android device without compromising performance or battery life. Using up-to-the-minute intelligence from SophosLabs, your apps will be automatically scanned as you install them. This anti-virus functionality protects from malicious software, which can lead to data loss and unexpected costs. Sophos Mobile Security also helps if your device is lost or stolen, where a remote lock or wipe allows to shield your personal information from prying eyes.
Anti-Virus Protection
• Scans apps as you install them
• On demand and scheduled scan of previously installed apps and files on SD cards
• Displays Potentially Unwanted Apps (PUA) to help you recognize apps with privacy issues
Loss and Theft Protection
• Send commands from other phones as text message (SMS)
• Supports Wipe, Lock, Alarm (Scream), Locate, Message to finder, Reset passcode
• Sends the latest device location before the battery dies
Web Protection
• Block access to malicious or phishing websites
• Block access to inappropriate websites (parental control)
Spam Filter
• Filters unwanted text messages (SMS)
• Blocks from annoying calls
Application Protection
• Protects the start of applications with a password
• Allows protecting the device settings and Google Play store with a password
Privacy Advisor
• Detects apps harming your privacy, such as your address book or text messages
• Identify apps which could create costs, such as sending text messages
Security Advisor
• Gives you advice on how to improve your device settings for better security
Managed Mode (Sophos Mobile Control Advanced)
If this app is managed through Sophos Mobile Control (MDM) - the following changes are applied to the app:
• Loss and Theft Protection and Security Advisor will be hidden, as these features are handled by Sophos Mobile Control
• The settings cannot be changed by the user and become read-only. All settings are done centrally within the MDM solution
For more details on the managed version, check the Sophos webpage.

Support Information:
Explanation of required permissions: http://sophos.com/kb/117499
How to uninstall: http://sophos.com/kb/117456
Knowledge Base: http://sophos.com/kb/
Moderated Support Forum: http://openforum.sophos.com/t5/MobileTalk/ct-p/MOBILETALK

We suggest that you run only one anti-virus or app locking solution, as potential conflicts may exist between Sophos and solutions like Symantec, Norton, McAfee, Trend Micro, Kaspersky, Lookout, AVG, Avast, Dr.Web, Antivirus Free, McAfee, BitDefender, F-Secure

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