What is Dr.Web?
Dr. Web is a free antivirus for android. Antivirus is an application that we use to protect our smartphone/tablet from harmful virus.
Why we need an android antivirus ?
If virus exist on our smartphone/tablet, it could be harmful for us. These are some potential harms that a virus could make:
- Extra expensive phone bill
- This type of virus has been created since Symbian OS’s era. The modus is sending SMS to certain premium number on the background.
- Shortened charging cycle
- There are several types of virus that exploit the use of RAM and CPU radically. This type of virus could cause our smartphone/tablet become very slow and drain our battery very fast.
- Sensitive data are stolen
That’s why, android antivirus is important for us, Android users.
There are several types of android antivirus, premium and free antivirus. Free android antivirus usually have less feature than premium android antivirus.
But of course, not all free android antivirus is not good. With some little additional effort, we could find a good free android antivirus like Dr.Web.
2 Excellent Features from Dr. Web:
Until now, yotowp have used this application for several weeks and feel comfortable with this antivirus. This free android antivirus have 2 excellent features:
- SpIDer Guard
- This feature will make sure that everything single file that enter your smartphone/tablet is clean from virus. Dr. Web will scan every downloaded application from Play Store and every downloaded file from another source.
- Automatic Update
- This feature will make sure that the virus database is always updated, so we don’t have to worry about attack from new types of viruses.
Other excellent features:
- Quick or full file system scanning, as well as custom scanning of files and folders specified by the user.
- Detects new, unknown malware using the unique Origins Tracing™ technology.
- Protects the SD card from becoming infected with autorun and Exploit.Cpllnk files, which can be dangerous for devices running Windows.
- A quarantine to which detected threats can be moved and from which files can be restored.
- Minimal impact on OS performance.
- Careful use of battery resources.
- Small-sized virus database updates to save traffic, which is especially important for users with limited mobile phone plans.
- Statistics on detected threats and actions performed
- Handy and informative desktop widgets to access the application.
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