What Are Some Cell Phone Spyware Products?

What Are Some Cell Phone Spyware Products?

Some anti-spyware products for cell phones are Kaspersky Internet Security, Avast Mobile Security, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Mobile, Norton Security and AVG AntiVirus. They all offer additional antivirus features in addition to anti-spyware protection.

Kaspersky Internet Security is an app available for download to Android phones through Google Play. This full anti-virus software, which is available for a free 30-day trial before purchase as of 2015, includes free anti-spyware protection.

Avast Mobile Security & Antivirus performs regular scans on a cellphone to detect and remove spyware. It's available for iPhone and Android devices and is free to install.

The Malwarebytes software scans a cellphone, identifies any spyware and alerts the user to any potentially unwanted programs. It is available for Android phones in the Google Play store and is free to download.

Norton Security and Antivirus is an antivirus app for Android phones that runs anti-malware scans to identify contaminated files and protects from malicious downloads. As of 2015, the app is available as a free 30-day trial before premium purchase of about $30 per year. The anti-malware service is only available with the premium feature.

AVG AntiVirus scans phone settings, downloads and media files in real time and defends against malicious apps and viruses. It also detects dangerous URLs and prevents access to malicious websites. It is available from the Play Store, and the anti-spyware functionality is free to use.