If you’re an Android user it is important to keep your device safe from hacks, malware, and other threats that could put your privacy and security at risk. While many Android devices have built-in malware protection applications however, they’re not equipped with enough features to adequately safeguard your smartphone or tablet. Top Android antivirus can provide extra security features like the VPN as well as password managers, and anti-theft. Many of these options offer a free trial period to try them out, or premium plans with a wide range of features for the best security.

Malwarebytes is a top choice that goes above and beyond malware scanning. Its mobile app shields you from phishing and viruses websites, and it also has the ability to conduct privacy audits that checks for apps that track your movements. It can also detect the presence of an untrusted website and warn you about risky Wi-Fi networks. The app is free, but does contain advertisements. A monthly or annual premium plan is also available.

Norton Mobile Security is another excellent option. It comes with a wide range of premium features at an affordable cost. Its mobile application identifies malicious applications and lets you block them, and it checks for existing apps to identify vulnerabilities that could be used to steal your data or install adware. It also tracks and lock a lost smartphone, wipe its content remotely and identify suspicious Wi-Fi networks.