Malwarebytes Security: Antivirus and Antimalware for Android Review

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Malwarebytes Antivirus and Antimalware for Android[1] offers customers all the necessary features to keep their phones safe and clean. Malwarebytes for Android is antivirus mobile security, virus detector, and device cleaner. The Malwarebytes app gives its customers security and antivirus protection against the latest malware, ransomware, adware and unauthorized surveillance.

Malwarebytes Security for Android

Malwarebytes Security automatically stops suspicious and dangerous software, including malware and ransomware. As a result, you do not have to worry about your smartphone or tablet being infected and compromised. Malwarebytes Antivirus and Antimalware offers advanced detection of adware and PUP also known as potentially unwanted programs that keep your Android device running smooth and without lag. In addition, a privacy audit notifies you about apps that are monitoring your activities. All of this protection is offered in a lean package.

What does Malwarebytes Antivirus and Antimalware for Android offer?

  • Detects and removes adware and malware

Malwarebytes for Android scans all files and applications for potentially unwanted programs or PUPs, all kinds of malware and malicious software, screen lockers and adware. The scans are quick and effective. In addition, Malwarebytes offers advanced award-winning detection of junk apps to free up your Android device.

  • Blocks malware and ransomware automatically

Malwarebytes’ real-time protection effectively safeguards your mobile device from any infection. As you know, Android mobile threats are on the rise now, but advanced technologies are capable of blocking suspicious software and dangerous newcomers including ransomware, unauthorized surveillance, and other threats. With Malwarebytes antivirus software you won’t have to worry about malicious apps with suspicious codes or if they are bundled with PUPs. Award-winning anti-malware, anti-ransomware and anti-adware technologies detect malicious software and dangerous files before they infect your device, steal your personal information, eavesdrop, or degrade your mobile experience, so your Android phone or tablet will run smoothly.

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  • Privacy audit for all applications

Malwarebytes’ advanced technologies identify the access privileges of every single application installed on your Android phone or tablet. As a result, Malwarebytes for Android enables you to know exactly what information you are sharing through your apps. You can keep tabs on which applications are able to track your location, monitor incoming, and outgoing calls and even cost you addition hidden fees.

  • Easy to use interface

Malwarebytes gives you an easy-to-understand and navigates information about the status of your smartphone’s or tablet’s security. The user interface is very clean and simple so users will not face any problems.

  • Safe browsing experience

Malwarebytes detects phishing and other malicious URLs in Google Chrome browser and notifies you when any of them are detected. Malwarebytes ensures you a safe experience while browsing and surfing the Internet.

  • Makes your Android device lighter

Malwarebytes Antivirus and Antimalware for Android preserves your smartphone’s or tablet’s performance by adding only the necessary protection and security features, for instance, a malware detector and cleaner. In addition, you can update a database over a Wi-Fi network in order to reduce your device’s mobile data usage.

  • Home screen widgets

Malwarebytes for Android shows your device’s security status from the home screen.

  • SMS control

Malwarebytes for Android also enables you to secure your Android device remotely just by sending text messages commands.

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Rated by customers

Malwarebytes Antivirus and Antimalware for Android[2] was installed from 10,000,000 to 50,000,000 times on the Google Play store and was praised by users. 

This app is great! I was having a problem with ads showing on my home screen on my phone and the worthless antivirus I was using didn’t detect anything. I installed this beautiful app and it detected that I had adware and deleted it. Now I no longer see ads on my phone! Thanks again.

Malwarebytes Antivirus and Antimalware for Android Features 

  • Scans apps and files for malware, spyware, ransomware and other threats;
  • Scans files and programs automatically when they are accessed (real-time protection) or you can activate on the phone manually (on-demand protection);
  • Malwarebytes Antivirus and Antimalware runs antimalware scan and virus detector for Internet automatically;
  • Malwarebytes antivirus technology detects and blocks high-level ransomware threats disguising themselves through mutation in full scan mode;
  • Malwarebytes Antivirus and Antimalware for Android protects your device from PUPs such as adware, and runs a virus cleaner automatically;
  • Malwarebytes Antivirus and Antimalware for Android scans your device’s native memory and SD card;
  • Malwarebytes Antivirus and Antimalware for Android also scans applications downloaded from third-party app stores before installation;
  • Malwarebytes also updated the antivirus protection database automatically;
  • Malwarebytes Antivirus and Antimalware for Android uses the Device’s Administrator permission.

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System requirements

Malwarebytes Antivirus and Antimalware for Android is compatible with Android devices that run 4.1 or later. It also supports English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, Portuguese and Indonesian languages.

Free 30-day trial of Premium

You can download Malwarebytes Security for Android and enjoy a free 30-day trial of Premium version. 

About the Company Malwarebytes

Malwarebytes[3] is an American cybersecurity company which focuses on security software and services for home users and businesses. Malwarebytes was founded in 2008 and since then Malwarebytes provides advanced, award-winning protection against malware, ransomware, adware and other threats. Malwarebytes uses several proprietary technologies and methods to provide security software and services that consumers can rely on.

About the author

Linas Kiguolis
Linas Kiguolis - Senior IT developer

Linas Kiguolis is a senior IT developer and news editor at He has a major in Applied Computer Science because IT has been his passion for a very long time even before he went to college.

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