Android users will want to ensure their device is protected from hacks, malware, and other threats which can compromise your privacy and security. While many Android devices come with built-in malware protection applications however, they often lack enough features to adequately protect your smartphone or tablet. Top antivirus for androids can provide additional security features such as the VPN and password manager, as well anti-theft. Many of these offer a free trial to try them out, or premium plans with a wide range of options for the best protection.
Malwarebytes is a top choice that goes above and beyond malware scanning. The mobile app guards your device from malware and phishing URLs, and also has the ability to audit your privacy that detects apps that spy on your movements. It can also detect when you go to a malicious website and warn you about dangerous Wi-Fi networks. The app is free, though it does have ads, and a monthly or annual premium plan is available.
Norton Mobile Security is another great option. It provides a vast range of premium features at a reasonable price. The mobile app can identify malicious apps and allows you to block them. Additionally, it checks existing apps for vulnerabilities that could be used to take your data and run adware. It also tracks and lock a lost device or wipe its contents remotely and identify suspicious Wi-Fi networks.