Norton Security and Antivirus is another hugely popular computer protection platform, which now ventures into mobile security. Norton does not offer most features of Android security apps. However, it has excellent malware detection and a couple of unique and useful tools.
It is a freemium app, which offers free basic functions and more advanced protection for an annual fee. During the first 30 days, you will have all the Premium features, which you can keep for $ 30 a year. Although the price seems high, the fee covers up to 10 simultaneous devices, something that other premium apps do not have.
Main features of Norton Security and Antivirus
- Protection against malware: It allows to scan manually or to configure scans (fast or complete) so that they are executed daily, weekly or monthly. Supervises malicious software installations and updates.
- Web protection: blocks sites with malicious or phishing content as long as a compatible browser is used. Norton is compatible with Chrome, Firefox, Opera, the internal Android browser and the Samsung browser.
- Anti-theft: responds to remote commands via web and SMS. It also allows the blocking of the SIM card.
- App Manager: classify the apps in different risk categories (High, Medium, No). This is done based on four criteria: share personal data, use of advertisements, the potential for data use and battery use.
- Call blocking: offers a list and a history of blocking, and the ability to block unknown numbers and specific numbers.
- Block apps: block any installed app with a PIN or password.
- Secure identity: provides a secure space for an unlimited number of passwords, credit card numbers, addresses, and notes.
Advantages and Disadvantages of Norton Security and Antivirus
- Perfect tracking of malicious programs.
- Clean and minimalist interface.
- Good app manager
- Free (complimentary) functions useful.
- The best option for users of various Android devices.
- The web portal seems outdated.
- Expensive, if you have a single Android device.
- Strong impact on system performance.
Install Norton Security and Antivirus
Norton Security and Antivirus is the all-in-one mobile security and virus protection app. It helps protect your Android devices4 against threats such as malicious apps, theft, and websites designed to steal your information and money.
[Ref: Google App Store]