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Five best free anti-viruses for Nokia symbian phones from Nokia Store

Updated on August 16, 2012

Symbian is the operating system used by the Nokia in their smartphones and being the market giant, Nokia smartphones have highest selling report worldwide. The best thing about the Nokia symbian phones is that they come in almost every price tag category which enhances its reach to almost every customer. With so many users worldwide, demand of antivirus software to protect these phones from viruses has also increased with the same pace. At present market is flooded with lots of antivirus softwares which claim to give cent percent protection to your symbian smartphones. But there are very few softwares which live to the expectation in every aspect of a handy antivirus software.

If you are also a Nokia Symbian phone user and confused about which antivirus software to use than need not to worry as this hub is written exclusively to eradicate all your doubts. Before going further one thing you must know that Nokia Store is the best place to find all the best antivirus software for your Nokia Smartphone. Here is the list of top five antiviruses for Nokia smartphones.

Netqin interface
Netqin interface | Source

1. NetQin Mobile Antivirus V5.0

NetQin Mobile antivirus is the best solution to protect your symbian smartphone from all the viruses, malwares and spywares. The best thing is that you can download this antivirus from the Nokia store. NetQin antivirus comes with lots of exciting features which will definitely enhance your mobile experience. The main features of NetQin antivirus include:

a) Fast scanning and maximum protection from viruses: NetQin scans your whole mobile phone in less than 60 seconds which is really fast as compared to other antivirus solutions. Beside from the normal scanning, it also offers you real-time protection while surfing the internet and installing any new application. NetQin efficiently blocks all the malicious URLs or applications which try to infect your smartphone.

b) Protection of your private data: NetQin keep in check of all the applications which try o access your private data without your permission and if found any, it immediately blocks that application. With NetQin, you can also store your all usernames and passwords at one place so making it easy for you to remember them all.

c) NetQin also provides you anti-lost facility: We all know that losing your favorite mobile can be very heart breaking for anyone. But with NetQin you don’t have to worry at all as it comes with anti-lost feature. It remotely accesses your stolen or lost phone and send a text message every time to a specified number whenever the SIM is changed of your phone.

d) NetQin also provides you contacts back-up feature: With NetQin, you can make a back-up of all your contacts on the memory card or on the server of NetQin and can restore anytime thereafter. This feature also allows you to migrate your contact from the old phone to the new or other symbian or android phone.

e) Optimize the performance of your phone with NetQin: NetQin provides you one-touch device optimization and also tracks all your data usage. NetQin also enhances the processing of your smartphone by closing applications that run in the background without bothering you.

Kaspersky interface
Kaspersky interface | Source

2. Kaspersky mobile security 9.0

Kaspersky is a fully trusted name in the antivirus industry. Although it is available at a cost of US$ 30 from the official site of Kaspersky but you can download its 30 days free trial version from the Nokia Store. The new kaspersky mobile security is loaded with lots of handy and useful features. With kaspersky, you can use your symbian Smartphone tension free either for surfing, chatting, banking or shopping. The mean features of kaspersky mobile security 9.0 include:

a) Strong antivirus and firewall: Kaspersky mobile security scans your smartphone and protects your phone with malware, spyware and virus attacks. Kaspersky mobile security also makes your internet surfing safe and user friendly as it blocks all the dangerous and phishing sites.

b) Kaspersky comes with anti-theft feature: kaspersky locates your stolen phone and blocks it remotely. It also wipes the date from it so that no other person can misuse it further. So install kaspersky in your smartphone and insure its long life with you.

c) Privacy protection and data encryption: If you have lots of private stuff in your Nokia symbian smartphone then kaspersky has come with the solution of privacy protection. You can hide & unhide your private contacts, call logs and SMSs at just one touch of your button. Kaspersky also secure your most sensitive files and folders.

d) Anti spam and battery optimization: Are you tired of daily lots of annoying calls from teleshoppers or your service provider? Then you don’t need to worry at all as with kasperspy mobile security 9.0 you can block all the unwanted and annoying SMSs and calls. Kaspersky also remains gentle on your battery life and doesn’t affect your battery life to much extent.

Dr. Web mobile security suite
Dr. Web mobile security suite | Source

3. Dr. web mobile security suite

Dr. web is a Russian based IT-security vendor which providing protection to your symbian smartphone from suspicious viruses since 1992. The main features of Dr. web mobile security suite include:

· It provides high speed real time scan which gives maximum protection to your smartphone.

· Dr. web also allows you to block unwanted calls and SMSs.

· The one exciting feature of this anti-virus is that you can check your all the opened URLs in your browser from the “cloud”.

· Dr. web automatically deletes all the viruses, malware and spyware while moving suspicious files to the quarantine without deleting them.

· If you have suspicion that one of your files is infected then you can scan a single file also with the help of Dr. web mobile security.

The biggest drawback of the Dr. web mobile security suite is that it doesn’t have anti-theft feature is necessary for every anti-virus software.

Defenx interface
Defenx interface | Source

4. Defenx mobile security suite

Defenx mobile security suite is simple and quick anti-virus software which immediately detects any new threat to your symbian smartphone. This software comes with the password protection so that no other person can alter your settings and preference for scan. It also triggers locking of your symbian smartphone hence prevents unauthorized use. Here are the salient features of the defenx mobile security suite:

a) Anti-theft feature: Defenx mobile security solution provides maximum level protection to your phone with its anti-theft feature. This feature locks your phone when it’s stolen and remotely deletes the data also from your smartphone.

b) Antispam feature of defenx mobile security: With the anti-spam feature of defenx mobile security suite, you will be the boss with your smartphone. It will you who will decide that which call or SMS will reach to your phone and which will go in the black list of the defenx mobile security.

c) Anti-virus feature: The anti-virus programme of the defenx mobile security is extremely powerful which protects your smartphone from all sorts of viruses, Trojans, spyware, malware and malicious applications.

d) Miscellaneous other handy features of defenx mobile security: Beside from the above features, there are certain other features which can be handy and very useful to your smartphone which include-

· Low memory footprint

· Low battery drain

· Interactive and easy to use interface

· Simple to activate and configure

· Password protected

MyMobile protection
MyMobile protection | Source

5. MYMobile protection

MYmobile protection is also a very powerful anti-virus solution which is available for Nokia symbian smartphone users free of cost at Nokia store. Mymobile protection has almost 60 million users worldwide giving the testimonial of its creditability. It also boasts of having a very simple and user friendly interface. The salient features of the mymobile protection include:

a) Powerful anti-virus and firewall protection: Mymobile security protects you from all the harmful viruses, spywares, malwares, malicious applications and Trojans. Firewall of mymobile protection makes your internet surfing safe by protecting your smartphone with harmful and phishing sites.

b) Back up of all the necessary files: Mymobile protection provides you the independence of storing your unlimited data online without any cost. So, with this software you can make yourself free from the worry of losing your important data or contacts.

c) Parentral control: This also a very exciting feature of mymobile security which allows you to find the location of your kid’s mobiles or of your own just with simple SMS commands. This feature also allows you to remotely block your smartphone along with the erasing of the data in case of theft.

d) Other features:

· Boot acceleration to speed up your smarphone.

· First aid if you think something has gone wrong with your smartphone.

· Real time scan.

· Loud alarm remotely in case of stolen.

So this was the list of my best five anti-virus solutions for your Nokia symbian smartphones hoping that this information will really help to select the right anti-virus for your symbian Smartphone. You can download all of these antivirus softwares from the Nokia Store.

If you have anything to say then feel free to jot it down in the form of comment. I will be happy enough to answer all your comments and queries.

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