VIPRE Mobile Security

VIPRE Mobile Security

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App Description

The following description comes from the Google Play Store description of the app:

Award-winning Antivirus and Security for your Android Device

VIPRE® Mobile Security puts your safety first, protecting your smartphone or tablet from over 20,000 known Android viruses. It’s the mobile security app that keeps hackers away, backs up your contacts and photos, monitors your device history and helps you find and secure your lost device for complete peace of mind.

After you install the app, you can manage your account, data and change settings at https://www.vipremobile.com
Note: If you later choose to uninstall and have trouble doing so, open VIPRE and tap MENU > ABOUT > UNINSTALL

Detects and blocks malicious software that can affect your device’s functionality or steal your personal information. Use it to quickly scan for harmful apps or to dig deep for any malicious files. Best of all, VIPRE doesn’t slow you down or drain your battery (even during scans).

Securely backs up your contacts and stores them safely online.

Locate your device by sounding an alarm, even if the device is on silent.

Manage multiple Android smartphones and tablets under one account.

VIPRE Mobile Security Premium ensures your photos, contacts, bookmarks and more stay safe and recoverable – even if your mobile device isn’t – by backing up and storing your information online for easy, anytime access and transfer.

Take photos of intruders who try but fail to unlock your device. Locate, lock or remotely wipe your device if it’s lost or stolen to prevent your data from falling into the hands of identity thieves and other cybercriminals.

Keep track of when, where and how your device is being used with location tracking and web, text and call histories. Great feature for parents.

Easily identify apps with permissions that can affect your privacy.

Online Support

Get help from the VIPRE Mobile Security team and other users and reports bugs:

Keep up to date with VIPRE on Facebook and more :
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vipremobile
Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/threattracksecurity
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/threattrack-security-inc-

Sensitive Permissions Used By This App
Permission What Why
Find accounts on the device Can use user's account information stored on the phone Internal
Precise location (gps and network-based) Can use user's precise location Internal
Full network access Can access the internet It appears this app uses this data for internal use within the app's functionality
Can access the internet It appears this app uses this data for utility purposes
Take pictures and videos Can use camera or flashlight on the phone Internal
Add or remove accounts Can manage user's accounts on the phone Internal
Read your contacts Can read user's contact list (phone book) and phone call history Not analyzed yet
Read your text messages (sms or mms) Can read SMS messages Not analyzed yet
Retrieve running apps Can retrieve information on currently and recently running apps on the device Not analyzed yet
Write call log Can change your device’s call log including incoming and outgoing calls data Not analyzed yet
Draw over other apps Can create alerts on other apps or parts of the user interface Not analyzed yet
Read call log Can read your device’s call log, including incoming and outgoing calls Not analyzed yet
Read terms you added to the dictionary Allows the app to read all words, names and phrases that the user may have stored in the user dictionary. Not analyzed yet
Close other apps Allows an application to call killBackgroundProcesses(String). Not analyzed yet
Modify or delete the contents of your usb storage Can write to your phone's USB storage Not analyzed yet
Modify your contacts Can edit contacts on device Not analyzed yet
Third Party Libraries Used by this App
Library Usage

Privacy Analysis

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App was last analyzed by Privacy Grade on:


Why does this app have this grade?

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See the sensitive permissions table below the app description to see the permissions that made users of the app uncomfortable.

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