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AV Comparitives mobile security review scored Avast! with a detection rate of 99% above Lookout but behind Kaspersky and Bitdefender. Avast! received a 5.5/6 in protection and 6/6 in usability from AV Test, tied with Lookout but behind Kaspersky and Bitdefender. See More
Lookout is a lightweight application that has a small influence on device performance such as start up times and battery life. Although when downloading applications there is a slight slow down because Lookout will scan every application. See More
Safe browsing (a feature that scans every link and site you visit), privacy advisor (manages and explains application permissions), remote lock, remote wipe, enhanced backup, and a few other features are reserved for premium users only. Fortunately though for antivirus purposes Lookout premium is unnecessary. Lookout premium is $3 a month. See More
Lookout received a detection rate result of 96% from AV Comparatives' mobile security review ahead of some but behind Kaspersky, Bitdefender, and Avast!. AV Test gave Lookout a 5.5/6 protection score and and a 6/6 usability score behind Kaspersky and Bitdefender and tied with Avast!. See More
Lookout also offers the ability to check to see if your device is vulnerable to Heartbleed and if it has been affected with a separate application called Heartbleed Security Scanner. Unfortunately Lookout cannot fix the problem but it can warn you so you can alert the manufacturer and stop using your device. See More
Kaspersky recieved a 99.7% detection rate result from the AV Comparitives Mobile Security Review behind only AhnLab and Kingsoft. From AV Test, Kaspersky recieved a 6/6 in both protection and usability. See More
Navigating the settings menu and other features in Kaspersky's mobile application is an awkward experience even with new redesigns. The application lacks a consistent design and the settings menu especially feels like one of the earlier Android applications designed. See More
The free version of Kaspersky will not automatically scan new applications after they are downloaded. Cloud enabled protection to react to fast and new threats is also a paid only feature. The paid version of Kaspersky is $14.95 a year. See More
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