Kaspersky Internet Security for Android

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Kaspersky Internet Security for Android

Android security – to protect your devices, your data and your identity

When it comes to viruses, Internet attacks, identity theft and criminals trying to steal banking or credit card data your smartphone and tablet are just as vulnerable as your computer. Furthermore, today’s compact mobile devices are easy to lose and easy for thieves to target – so there’s an even greater risk of sensitive information falling into the wrong hands.

Kaspersky Internet Security for Android delivers Kaspersky Lab’s latest mobile security technologies – including superior anti-theft protection and Android antivirus. It’s the easy-to-use, single solution that’s optimised to protect both Android smartphones and Android tablets from Internet security threats with minimal impact on the performance of your devices.

Keep your data and your identity secure, with:

  • Anti-malware Protection – including Kaspersky’s latest Android antivirus technologies
  • Web Protection – against Internet-based attacks and phishing websites
  • Anti-Theft Protection – with remote access to special security features on your missing device
  • Privacy Protection – to control what others can see or access when they pick up your smartphone
  • Call & Text Filter – so your smartphone only receives the calls and texts you want to receive

Download the free version that provides core features – or purchase the premium version, for real-time protection and Internet security.

1 Year
$14.95
Auto-renewal

Benefits

Delivering Android antivirus protection… and more

With 99% of all mobile malware specifically targeting Android devices, you need to ensure your smartphones and tablets are protected by effective Android security. Kaspersky Internet Security for Android provides:

  • FREE protection *:
    • Defends your smartphones and tablets against viruses, Trojans, worms, spam, spyware and more (via manual scanning)
    • Delivers over-the-air (OTA) updates for the Kaspersky Android antivirus database
  • PREMIUM protection ** – includes all of the free protection functions, plus the following enhanced anti-malware features:
    • Automatically scans apps you download from the marketplace – to ensure they are not infected by viruses, worms, Trojans or other malware
    • Reacts rapidly to new and emerging threats – using real-time, cloud-enabled protection technology

Defending you against Internet security threats (PREMIUM version only **)

Whether you use an Android tablet or Android smartphone to access the Internet, you need to ensure you’re protected against web-based security risks. This is why Kaspersky Internet Security for Android includes technologies that:

  • Block dangerous and malicious websites – including fraudulent and phishing websites that try to steal your money or your identity
  • Inspect all URLs within the text messages you receive on your Android smartphone – to let you know whether they’re malicious or not

Protecting your data if your Android device is lost or stolen (FREE *)

Because mobile devices are so easily lost or stolen, you need to ensure the sensitive data that’s stored on your Android smartphone or tablet is protected. Kaspersky Internet Security for Android secures your data by:

  • Blocking access to your missing Android smartphone or tablet – and also finding its location by using GPS, Wi-Fi and Google Maps
  • Enabling remote cleaning of your missing smartphone or tablet – so you can wipe personal information from your device
  • Providing remote activation of an alarm that will sound on your mobile device – until the alarm is deactivated with your secret code
  • Helping to identify unauthorised users of your Android smartphone or tablet – by taking their photo and sending it to you
  • Enabling remote access to the block, wipe and locate functions on your missing Android smartphone – even if the SIM card has been changed
  • Providing remote anti-theft web management – so you can easily communicate with your missing device

Filtering calls and texts on Android smartphones (FREE *)

With most mobile device users suffering unwanted and distracting incoming communications, Kaspersky Internet Security for Android saves you time and effort, by:

  • Blocking unwanted calls and texts from unknown numbers

Protecting your privacy on your smartphone (PREMIUM version only **)

Because you don’t always want people who pick up your phone to gain access to details about your private communications, Kaspersky Internet Security for Android makes it easy for you to:

  • Control what people can see – and what they can access – when they hold or use your Android smartphone
  • Hide contacts, calls, text messages and logs – with just the press of a button

Preserving more of your Android device’s performance (FREE *)

Rigorous security doesn’t have to sap the performance of your devices - so Kaspersky Internet Security for Android:

  • Minimises the impact on the performance of your Android smartphone or tablet – by delivering small, frequent updates
  • Helps to preserve performance and boost ease of use – via an optimised product interface

* These features are available free of charge.
** These features are available for purchase.

Product Features

One solution that can protect an Android smartphone or tablet

Kaspersky Internet Security for Android provides a single solution that makes it easy to protect either your:

  • Android smartphone, or
  • Android tablet
… so you can enjoy the Internet to its full potential – for shopping, banking, surfing and social networking – regardless of your choice of Android device.

Security that’s easy to manage

Kaspersky Internet Security for Android includes a new Protection Status Dashboard that provides:

  • A single-screen view of all security activities and settings for your Android smartphone or tablet – so it’s easy to see anything that needs your attention, including:
    • Unscanned mobile apps
    • Out-of-date databases
    • Expired licences
    • Changes to initial settings… and more
  • Simple controls that help you to fix issues – with just one click

Android Antivirus Protection

Kaspersky is recognised for its award-winning anti-malware technologies – and Kaspersky Internet Security for Android builds on this reputation by providing:

Kaspersky’s latest protection technologies (FREE *)

Kaspersky Internet Security for Android protects against:

  • Viruses
  • Spyware
  • Trojan viruses
  • Bots… and more

By combining traditional, signature-based anti-malware technologies plus new, proactive, behavioural technologies, Kaspersky’s Android antivirus software works in the background – to deliver world-class protection, without any significant impact on the performance of your mobile devices. Every file, application and media file is scanned to help keep you safe from malware infections.

On-demand Android antivirus scanning (FREE *)

Kaspersky Internet Security for Android lets you manually check downloaded apps and files, by running a:

  • Full scan for Android malware
  • Folder scan – to scan selected folders
  • Memory scan
  • Quick Scan – to scan the apps on your Android smartphone or tablet

Real-Time Protection (PREMIUM version only **)

In addition to traditional, signature-based technologies and new, proactive behavioural technologies, the premium version of Kaspersky Internet Security for Android also includes powerful cloud-based security features. With cloud-assisted protection, Kaspersky can deliver real-time defence against new and emerging Internet security threats – so your devices are protected against the very latest attacks.

The premium version of Kaspersky Internet Security for Android also provides automatic virus-scanning of any applications that you download or install.

Web Protection (PREMIUM version only **)

Whether you’re using your home computer, your Android smartphone or your Android tablet to access the Internet, it’s always the same Internet – with all the same web-based threats, malware and cybercrime traps. So Kaspersky Internet Security for Android includes technologies for:

Safe and secure web browsing:

  • Protects your online identity – by blocking dangerous and fraudulent links, including phishing and malicious websites that have been designed to steal your money

Checking URLs within text messages on your Android smartphone:

  • Inspects any links you receive in text messages – and tells you if they’re malicious or a phishing attempt

Anti-Theft Protection (FREE *)

With innovative features that help you to protect your personal information if your smartphone or tablet is lost or stolen – plus technologies that can help you to find your missing device – Kaspersky Internet Security for Android does more to protect your Android devices and the sensitive data stored on them:

Anti-Theft Web Management – makes it easy to interact with your missing phone or tablet

Kaspersky’s Anti-Theft Web Management portal provides you with a personal, web-based control centre – to enable remote interaction with your missing Android device. Designed for ease of use, the Anti-Theft Web Management portal allows you to:

  • Activate and manage Kaspersky Internet Security for Android anti-theft features – including Lock and Locate, Data Wipe, Alarm and Mugshot
  • See logs of recent activities – including activated commands, the status of anti-theft commands and their subsequent results

Lock and Locate – lets you remotely lock your Android device and find its location

Kaspersky Internet Security for Android gives you remote access to security features that:

  • Block your Android smartphone or tablet – so no one can access your private information
  • Show you the missing device’s approximate location – by using GPS, GSM, Wi-Fi and a Google Map link
  • Let you display your own custom message on your blocked device’s screen – to encourage an unauthorised user to return your device

Data Wipe – protects your sensitive information

If you’re not sure you’re going to be able to recover your missing smartphone or tablet, Kaspersky Internet Security for Android lets you remotely wipe your personal information from your device. You can choose between:

  • Wipe of SD card + personal information:

    To delete all data from the device’s SD memory card and erase information about your:

    • Call history
    • Google Play account
    • Email account
    • Social network accounts
    • Text messages
    • Contacts
    • Calendar entries
  • Wipe of SD card + device reset:

    To delete all information stored in your Android device and on its SD memory card – plus reset the device to its default factory settings

Alarm – helps you to find your device

If you suspect you’ve mislaid your Android tablet or smartphone somewhere close by, you can use the Kaspersky Anti-Theft Web Management portal to activate an audible alarm on your device – and your device will sound the alarm until you deactivate it with your secret code.

Mugshot – helps to identify unauthorised users

Kaspersky Internet Security for Android includes a Mugshot feature that can take a series of photos of the person using your Android device – and then send the photos to your personal Kaspersky Anti-Theft Web Management account.

SIM Watch for smartphones – ensures remote access, even if the SIM card is replaced

If a thief changes the SIM card in your Android smartphone, Kaspersky’s SIM Watch technology will send you the device’s new phone number – so you still have remote access to the special Kaspersky security features, including:

  • Lock and Locate
  • Data Wipe
  • Alarm
  • Mugshot

Secret code – prevents the uninstallation of security software

In order to protect Kaspersky Internet Security for Android against unauthorised attempts to uninstall it, the product includes a secret code feature. Without the secret code, no one can uninstall the Kaspersky security software from your smartphone or tablet.

Call & Text Filter for smartphones (FREE *)

To help ensure you only receive the calls and SMS texts that you want to receive, Kaspersky Internet Security for Android includes call & text filtering features that help you to avoid unwanted calls. With Kaspersky’s Call & Text Filter, you can:

  • Manually or automatically add phone numbers – from incoming calls and text messages – to your own Whitelist or Blacklist of numbers
  • Automatically block calls and text messages from hidden and non-numeric numbers
  • Select from the following filtering profile options:
    • Texts only
    • Calls only
    • Texts & calls

Privacy Protection for smartphones (PREMIUM version only **)

If someone picks up your Android smartphone, how can you prevent them from accessing details of your private mobile communications? Kaspersky Internet Security for Android includes Privacy Protection – which can be activated manually, automatically or remotely – so you can easily hide your:

  • Contacts
  • Incoming calls
  • Outgoing calls
  • Text messages
  • Logs

* These features are available free of charge.
** These features are available for purchase.

System Requirements

Supported Platforms:

  • Android 2.3 – 4.4
  • Minimum screen resolution: 320 x 480

General requirements:

  • Internet connection – for product activation and updates

Subscription Details:

  • License period starts from activation of code on the 1st device
  • Anti-malware updates and upgrades to newer software version are free

Product reviews

Kaspersky Mobile Security 4.6 5 113 113
Android Protection plus Great product line. I have used Kaspersky on PCs and my Mac for several years, and love it. Used to use AVG, and other paid products, but when Kaspersky Labs broke the Mac Trojan news, I knew I had the right protection. My only glitch is that my Mobile Security keeps testing upgrades to already tested software - and usually when my Wife wants to use the phone. I suppose I could set it for auto-testing, but have not yet researched that. Other than nagging me to ask if it can check something it thinks is new on the phone, it's the best available. August 17, 2012
Wonderful product! my husband gave me this for my birthday and i just renewed it. Great product. August 8, 2012
Best Anti Virus protection Have the Anit Virus version for 5 computers - each a different type of computer. Easy to load and provides excellent dependable protection. Glad I changed to this product many years ago. Its the best. July 29, 2012
Love it them all. I have the mobile security for the phone. Pure for my Laptop and desktop. I love them all. July 25, 2012
Great protection but missing some features The is probably the best security app against malware that exists on android. This is evidenced by independent antivirus testing firms all rating kaspersky mobile highly. Unfortunately it is missing one valuable feature present in other security suites: The ability to make your phone scream. I'm a teacher and I constantly worry about my phone being stolen. Most phones in my school are recovered when teachers make their phones scream to reveal which student stole the device. July 21, 2012
Peace of Mind After comparing Kaspersky's products with others, I am convinced that Kaspersky is ahead of their competitors' products for PCs, mobile phones, and tablets. July 21, 2012
Heck of a Security App Ok, now if you want a REAL Antivirus for your Android, this is the app you were looking for. I have used many security apps, but by far Kaspersky has integrated its security features in Android, it even can watch at your Browser! (OMG!) July 13, 2012
Nothing but the best! I used to work for a computer repair shop and I've had my own computer repair business. I've seen the effects of every kind of anti-virus software out there. Kaspersky tops them all in its ability to catch hard to find viruses, Trojans, malware infections and especially Root-Kits. It's by FAR the best protection you can have on a computer. I even have it on my Android phone. June 28, 2012
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