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Hackers are attracted by Android phones. Malware can be installed in the background and steal personal information or slow down devices. Antivirus apps can help protect devices by blocking malware attacks and detecting them. The top anti-virus applications can also identify websites that are phishing and other online security threats. They also offer a variety of extra features that can improve your privacy on mobile devices.

The majority of Android antivirus applications are free, but some cost extra for features or premium tiers. These are priced between $15 and $30 a year. Some premium tiers offer features like an VPN and identity theft protection as an additional fee. Some apps, such as Lookout, do not submit to third-party laboratory evaluations and have an aggressive slow-moving scan engine that can strain your phone’s performance.

Kaspersky offers two versions of its antivirus app that are free and a pro version that costs $29.99 per year or $39 for three years. The free version comes with call and SMS blocking and scans, virus update and anti-theft capabilities. the pro version comes with an enhanced set of security features such as scans for devices, antimalware security and an app lock.

Norton has the top overall rate of malware detection in our tests. Its mobile-specific suite offers a range of security features that help safeguard your privacy on mobile and desktop computers. The advanced features of Norton include WiFi network scanner, VPN, and dark web monitoring services that can warn you of data breaches. Norton Mobile Security’s free version has been replaced by an additional app, Norton 360 Deluxe. It is a 30-day trial.