Mobile Security for Windows Smartphones

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  1. TheKid7

    TheKid7 Registered Member

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    Does anyone have a list of available Mobile Security Antivirus Products that work on Smartphones which use a Windows Operating System?

    Thanks in Advance.
     
  2. Baldrick

    Baldrick Registered Member

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    Which version...as a matter of interest?

    AFAIK none of the mainstream vendors cover the Windows smartphone market...as apparently there is not one yet...not enough market share. :'(
     
  3. TheKid7

    TheKid7 Registered Member

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    I do not have a Windows Smartphone. I saw a 4" screen Nokia Lumia 520, and it has Windows 8 installed on it. I was just curious if there were any Antivirus Apps for Windows Smartphones.
     
  4. aigle

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    I have a windows phone. There is no Antimalware for windows phone OS because it,s not needed at all (market share is not the reason). All apps in windows phone OS are strictly sandboxed and can,t access any other app/ data etc.

    Infact windows phone OS is more restricted than even iOS. I wish they would had made it a bit open like Android.
     
  5. Windows_Security

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    Windows Phone 8, because of good integration with Outlook :thumb: Every tile/app runs in Enhanced Protected Mode
     
  6. agoretsky

    agoretsky Eset Staff Account

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    Hello,

    ESET makes a version of ESET Mobile Security for Windows Mobile (5.x-6.x) devices.

    There is no antimalware software for Windows Phone (7.x+) because Microsoft restricts access to the lower levels of the operating system. On the plus side, I suppose, is that these restrictions mean malware authors cannot get in there, either.

    Of course, this does not prevent spam or phishing attempts via email, or scammy apps in the Windows Phone's app store.

    Regards.

    Aryeh Goretsky
     
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