AVG Mobile Security Targets Symbian Phones

AVG Mobile Security Targets Symbian Phones

Security software firm Grisoft has launched a security suite for mobile phones.

AVG Mobile Security, which is now available in free beta format from Grisoft's site, runs on Symbian UIQ 3.0-based mobile phones and is compatible with Sony Ericsson's P990i, M600i and W950i handsets.

It includes SMS antispam and anti-virus, together with 'advanced functions' such as comprehensive system settings for scan scheduling and creating whitelists.

Grisoft says there are around 350 mobile viruses and threats today, with the number of virus attacks on handsets increasing five-fold within the last year. It said these attacks affected customers of more than 80 percent of mobile operators worldwide.

"Hackers are now finding ways to access mobile phone data and we want to ensure that our users stay protected," said Larry Bridwell, Global Security Strategist at Grisoft.

Join the newsletter!

Error: Please check your email address.
Rocket to Success - Your 10 Tips for Smarter ERP System Selection
Keep up with the latest tech news, reviews and previews by subscribing to the Good Gear Guide newsletter.

PC World Staff

PC World (US online)
Show Comments

Most Popular Reviews

Latest Articles

Resources

PCW Evaluation Team

Ben Ramsden

Sharp PN-40TC1 Huddle Board

Brainstorming, innovation, problem solving, and negotiation have all become much more productive and valuable if people can easily collaborate in real time with minimal friction.

Sarah Ieroianni

Brother QL-820NWB Professional Label Printer

The print quality also does not disappoint, it’s clear, bold, doesn’t smudge and the text is perfectly sized.

Ratchada Dunn

Sharp PN-40TC1 Huddle Board

The Huddle Board’s built in program; Sharp Touch Viewing software allows us to easily manipulate and edit our documents (jpegs and PDFs) all at the same time on the dashboard.

George Khoury

Sharp PN-40TC1 Huddle Board

The biggest perks for me would be that it comes with easy to use and comprehensive programs that make the collaboration process a whole lot more intuitive and organic

David Coyle

Brother PocketJet PJ-773 A4 Portable Thermal Printer

I rate the printer as a 5 out of 5 stars as it has been able to fit seamlessly into my busy and mobile lifestyle.

Kurt Hegetschweiler

Brother PocketJet PJ-773 A4 Portable Thermal Printer

It’s perfect for mobile workers. Just take it out — it’s small enough to sit anywhere — turn it on, load a sheet of paper, and start printing.

Featured Content

Product Launch Showcase

Latest Jobs

Don’t have an account? Sign up here

Don't have an account? Sign up now

Forgot password?