Comodo Mobile Security

Comodo Mobile Security (CMS) is a mobile application provided by the Comodo Group that protects Android devices against viruses, worms and scripts. It also features SMS and call blocking , 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 get to know each other
  • 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
  • Fixed bug

Independent test labs

On June 17, 2013, AV-TEST Labs released test results of 30 Android mobile security products conducted May 2013 using Android 4.2.2. Comodo Mobile Security 2.0 scored 5.5 out 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 5 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 rental, plus an alert if someone changes the SIM in the phone, all for free. ” [13]

See also

  • Comodo Dragon
  • Comodo IceDragon
  • Comodo Internet Security
  • Comodo System Utilities
  • Comodo SSL

References

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

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