September 4, 2013

Samsung Takes on Android Malware with Bundled Enterprise Antivirus

Lookout already dominates the field of Android antivirus apps, but itâs expected to get a big boost this week when Samsung announces that it will be bundling the software as part of its Knox security suite for enterprise on all of its new Android phones. A report in the Wall Street Journal says that an official announcement is expected on Wednesday.

Lookout offers two tiers of service, a free antivirus app and a premium upgrade that provides cloud-based scanning of all email attachments, web browsing, and file sharing that happens on your phone. A Lookout press release confirms that it's this higher tier of service that will be bundled with Knox.

 

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