ESET Rolls Out Rebuilt, Redesigned ESET Mobile Security for Android
Article by George Norman
On 07 Aug 2013
Security company ESET announced that an all new version of ESET Mobile Security for Android has been released. This is a completely rebuilt and redesigned mobile product.

“The rise of mobile malware combined with the popularity of Android devices creates a perfect storm of cyber security risk,” said Palo Luka, CTO, ESET. “ESET is excited to offer a completely rebuilt and free version of our mobile security app that protects your sensitive data from threats giving you peace of mind when browsing the Internet or downloading applications.”


ESET Mobile Security for Android version 2.0 has just been rolled out to Google’s Play Store. This new version, as its developer explained, is completely rebuilt and redesigned. It comes with a brand new interface that is landscape-friendly, enhanced antivirus scanning, SMS and call filter, and other new features. Let’s quickly go over all the new features.

ESET Mobile Security for Android Main New Features
  • Interface: the app comes with a brand new interface that is landscape-friendly and quickly responds to your commands.
  • Enhanced scanning: choose between a quick, a smart, or a deep scan; scans can be run in the background and they can be scheduled. It must be mentioned here that the app has a powerful antivirus engine that can detect known as well as unknown threats.
  • Enhanced protection – the app better protects against phishing and web-based attacks delivered via SMS messages, QR codes, or URL links.
  • SMS and Call Filter – you can now block incoming text messages and incoming calls.
  • Audit Installed Apps – the apps installed on your Android device will be audited; ESET Mobile Security will monitor app permissions such as location tracking and in-app purchases.
  • Anti-Theft and Startup Wizard – to help you quickly set things up.
  • Adjustable status bar notification icon.
  • Built-in USSD control.
“One of our goals with the new version of ESET Mobile Security for Android was to make protection even easier for users,” said Andrew Lee, CEO, ESET NA. “Our new user interface and setup wizards are designed for mobile users looking for simple and powerful security products that are easy to configure, run quietly in the backgroundand require limited resources.”

You can get ESET Mobile Security for Android from the Play Store here.

You can learn more about ESET Mobile Security for Android here.

Tags: ESET, Android, Google, Security, Play Store, ESET Mobile Security
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