Comodo Mobile Security

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Comodo Mobile Security (CMS) is a mobile application provided free by the Comodo Group that protects Android devices against viruses, worms and scripts. It also features SMS and call blocking, a software and process manager, data and apps backup and data traffic monitor. The anti-theft feature allows users to recover lost or stolen devices.[1][2][3]

This is the first security app from Comodo, specialists in Internet security, for the Android platform.[4][5]

Comodo Mobile Security requires Android 2.2 and up. [6]

Major releases

CMS 1.2

  • CMS 1.2 was released in April 2012.[7]

CMS 2.4
CMS 2.4 was released in January 2014. Major enhancements for CMS 2.4 include:[8]

  • Cloud antivirus scans. CMS now scans for malware using both local and cloud-based detection engines.
  • Support for Android KitKat® (4.4).
  • Added language support for Arabic, Bulgarian, Greek, English, Spanish, Farsi, French, Italian, Polish, Russian, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian, and Chinese.
  • New layout and GUI design offers easier navigation, new icons and new backgrounds.

CMS 2.5 CMS 2.5 was released in June 2014.[9]

New features:

  • Tablet version: Tablets are more secure with CMS now.
  • CMS now supports devices with x86 chipsets.

Enhancements

  • Improved notification behavior, one can select to be notified on every app scan or just on any malware found
  • Various other bug fixes are performed.

CMS 2.7 CMS 2.7 was released in December 2014.[9] Changes in COMODO Mobile Security 2.7:

  • Improved virus detection
  • Optional password protection for application removal
  • False positive feedback option
  • Bug fixes

Independent test labs

On June 17, 2013, AV-TEST Labs released test results of 30 Android mobile security products conducted in May 2013 using Android 4.2.2. Comodo Mobile Security 2.0 scored 5.5 of 6 for Protection and a perfect 6 for Usability in AV-TEST's two testing categories.[10]

In January 2015, AV-TEST Labs released test results of 30 Android Mobile Security products conducted in January 2015 using Android 5.0.1 Comodo Mobile Security 2.7 scored 5.5 of 6 for Protection and a perfect 6 for Usability in AV-TEST's two testing categories.[11]

Reviews

Softonic.com reviewed Comodo Mobile Security 1.1 in January 2012 and gave it 9 of 10 stars, a rating of Excellent.[12]

Rosemary Hattersley of PC Advisor gave Comodo Mobile Security 1.2 3 ½ of 5 stars. She wrote “this smartphone app is a good all-rounder, offering an initial health check, plus ‘anti-theft’ tools in the guise of remote lock, wipe and device location, plus an alert if someone changes the SIM in the phone, all for free."[13]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Android Comodo Mobile Security and Antivirus app available » Phone Reviews". Phonesreview.co.uk. 2012-01-23. Retrieved 2013-09-08.
  2. ^ "Download COMODO Mobile Security & Antivirus Free for Android". Softepic.com. Retrieved 2013-09-08.
  3. ^ "Comodo Mobile Security Alternatives and Similar Apps". AlternativeTo.net. Retrieved 2013-09-08.
  4. ^ Crider, Michael (2012-01-23). "Comodo Mobile Security now available in Android Market". Android Community. Retrieved 2013-09-08.
  5. ^ "Comodo Mobile Security & Antivirus Released For Android - Combines AV, Call Blocker, Process Manager, And Privacy Protector Into One App". Androidpolice.com. Retrieved 2013-09-08.
  6. ^ "Android: COMODO Mobile Security". Technogiants.net. 2013-04-06. Retrieved 2013-09-08.
  7. ^ Hattersley, Rosemary. "Comodo Mobile Security for Android 1.2 review". PCAdvisor.co.uk. Retrieved 28 February 2017.
  8. ^ "Top magazine PC World lauds Comodo TrustFax as best". Comodo.com. Retrieved 28 February 2017.
  9. ^ a b Adminus (24 August 2016). "COMODO Mobile Security 3.5.3500 - Softexia". Softexia.com. Retrieved 28 February 2017.
  10. ^ "The Independent IT-Security Institute: May 2013". Av-Test. Retrieved 2013-09-08.
  11. ^ GmbH, AV-TEST. "AV-TEST – The Independent IT-Security Institute". AV-Test.org. Retrieved 28 February 2017.
  12. ^ "Comodo Mobile Security". Softonic.com. Retrieved 28 February 2017.
  13. ^ "Comodo Mobile Security for Android 1.2 review". PC Advisor. 2013-08-20. Retrieved 2013-09-08.

External links

  • Comodo Mobile Antivirus
  • Comodo Antivirus for Android Source
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