mic_888 · Mar 26, 2011 at 06:00 am

Protect Your Android With Lookout Mobile Security

Most readers will be familiar with antivirus software for your PC. This little Android app – Lookout Mobile Security protects your Android device from malware and spyware.

Developed by XDA forum member Sonic Design, Lookout is lightweight, battery friendly and is completely free. In addition, it protects against the recently discovered DroidDream malware, which was found in a large number of apps.

As well as providing security for your Android device, Lookout also helps you locate your lost or stolen phone on Google Maps with a Find My Phone feature, and also provides a backup and restore function.

The app is available to download for free, so head on over to the application thread for the QR code, and to find out more.


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mic_888 is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. I've been around XDA since 2007 when I bought the HTC Touch, well things have moved on a lot since then, and I've tried my hand at developing for WM and Android (still learning), but wanted to contribute more by becoming a News Writer for XDA. I write mainly Android articles, and some Windows Mobile. We're always sifting through the masses of threads for front page news, but do let me or the other guys know if you think anything is newsworthy including any breaking news! View mic_888's posts and articles here.
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