With the flood of mobile gadgets in the last few years, hackers are working overtime to write mobile viruses and malicious apps. Most of these are meant to steal the precious data you carry on your smartphone and tablet.
Lookout Mobile Security can help keep your gadgets and information safe.
The Free version has antivirus and anti-spyware capability to thwart most attacks. It also backs up your contact data and it can help locate a missing or stolen smartphone.
For $30 a year, you can upgrade to the premium version for Android. This adds a privacy advisor for vetting third-party apps, and it can backup photos and call history. You can also remotely lock or wipe the gadget.