Lookout Security & Antivirus

Lookout Security & Antivirus

Description

Lookout offers essential protection against all the bad stuff that can happen to your phone or tablet, like malware & viruses, loss, and theft.Lookout’s security features are FREE, but for complete protection, upgrade to Lookout Premium. All downloads include a FREE two-week trial of Lookout Premium with no credit card required. At the end of the trial you can keep the free version of the app for as long as you like.

See why Lookout is the most downloaded mobile security and antivirus app in the Google Play Store with more than 30 million happy customers and an avg rating of 4.5 stars. Here’s what press are saying:

★ PC Mag Editor’s Choice “Excellent antivirus protection”
★ TechCrunch “Top 10 Best Free Apps”
★ PCWorld “5 out of 5 stars!”

Feature Overview – *Premium* features noted with *stars*

SECURITY & ANTIVIRUS
Backed by the Mobile Threat Network, Lookout protects you from bad stuff – like malware and viruses – that can slow down your phone or make unauthorized charges to your wireless bill with over-the-air, real-time updates.

• Detect and remove viruses and spyware that can hide in apps, email attachments, or phone files.
• Scan every number you click to call from your mobile browser and we’ll alert you if dialing the number might have unintended consequences, like wiping your phone. • Schedule antivirus scans with weekly/daily options for constant virus protection.
• **Block dangerous URLs that can steal your private information like logins and passwords – 40% of people will click an unsafe URL from their smartphone this year!
• **See the data that each of your apps can access with Privacy Advisor.

FIND MY PHONE
Ever lose your phone or have it stolen? It’s a horrible feeling and it happens to most people at least once a year. But not all hope is lost. Lookout gives you the best chance at finding your lost phone or tablet.

• Find your phone on a Google Map instantly from Lookout.com. (simply log-in!)
• Sound a loud alarm or make your phone SCREAM to find it even if it’s on silent!
• Automatically see your phone’s last known location at Lookout.com to find it even when the battery is dead.
• Protect your phone from prying eyes! Get an email with the picture and location of anyone who tries to unlock your Android device.
• **Remotely lock your phone from Lookout.com to prevent unauthorized use. Add a custom message to help get your phone back faster!
• **Wipe your phone’s data to rest assured that no one will have access to your info.

BACKUP & RESTORE
We all have things that we cherish on our phones. Save an extra copy of the personal data on your phone for those “just in case” moments. Access all your data online, quickly and easily, at Lookout.com.

• Back up your contacts automatically.
• Restore all your contacts to your existing phone or tablet from your Lookout.com account
• **Protect your valuable pictures and call history automatically.
• **Transfer your contacts, pictures, and call history to a new device from Lookout.com

*Learn about the latest security threats at https://blog.lookout.com
*Learn about our permissions at https://www.lookout.com/permissions
*Like us on Facebook at http://facebook.com/mylookout
*Follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/lookout

Lookout Security & Antivirus is available in German, French, Japanese, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese (Traditional and Simplified), Korean, Russian and Polish.

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Note: If you’re on Android 2.2+ (Froyo) and have trouble uninstalling, go to Settings -> Location & Security -> Select Device Administrators and uncheck Lookout. Contact us at support [at] Lookout.com for questions.

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What’s New

What’s in this version:

* Updated ‘Missing Device’ tab to include Lock Cam and Signal Flare descriptions.
* Stability and memory optimizations.
* Fixed crash that affected some users.

Permissions

THIS APPLICATION HAS ACCESS TO THE FOLLOWING:

  • YOUR ACCOUNTS
    ADD OR REMOVE ACCOUNTS
    Allows the app to perform operations like adding and removing accounts, and deleting their password.
  • HARDWARE CONTROLS
    TAKE PICTURES AND VIDEOS
    Allows the app to take pictures and videos with the camera. This permission allows the app to use the camera at any time without your confirmation.
    CHANGE YOUR AUDIO SETTINGS
    Allows the app to modify global audio settings such as volume and which speaker is used for output.
  • YOUR LOCATION
    APPROXIMATE LOCATION (NETWORK-BASED)
    Allows the app to get your approximate location. This location is derived by location services using network location sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi. These location services must be turned on and available to your device for the app to use them. Apps may use this to determine approximately where you are.
    PRECISE LOCATION (GPS AND NETWORK-BASED)
    Allows the app to get your precise location using the Global Positioning System (GPS) or network location sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi. These location services must be turned on and available to your device for the app to use them. Apps may use this to determine where you are, and may consume additional battery power.
  • YOUR MESSAGES
    EDIT YOUR TEXT MESSAGES (SMS OR MMS)
    Allows the app to write to SMS messages stored on your tablet or SIM card. Malicious apps may delete your messages. Allows the app to write to SMS messages stored on your phone or SIM card. Malicious apps may delete your messages.
    RECEIVE TEXT MESSAGES (SMS)
    Allows the app to receive and process SMS messages. This means the app could monitor or delete messages sent to your device without showing them to you.
    READ YOUR TEXT MESSAGES (SMS OR MMS)
    Allows the app to read SMS messages stored on your tablet or SIM card. This allows the app to read all SMS messages, regardless of content or confidentiality. Allows the app to read SMS messages stored on your phone or SIM card. This allows the app to read all SMS messages, regardless of content or confidentiality.
  • NETWORK COMMUNICATION
    FULL NETWORK ACCESS
    Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
  • YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
    READ SENSITIVE LOG DATA
    Allows the app to read from the system’s various log files. This allows it to discover general information about what you are doing with the tablet, potentially including personal or private information. Allows the app to read from the system’s various log files. This allows it to discover general information about what you are doing with the phone, potentially including personal or private information.
    READ YOUR CONTACTS
    Allows the app to read data about your contacts stored on your tablet, including the frequency with which you’ve called, emailed, or communicated in other ways with specific individuals. This permission allows apps to save your contact data, and malicious apps may share contact data without your knowledge. Allows the app to read data about your contacts stored on your phone, including the frequency with which you’ve called, emailed, or communicated in other ways with specific individuals. This permission allows apps to save your contact data, and malicious apps may share contact data without your knowledge.
    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.
    MODIFY YOUR CONTACTS
    Allows the app to modify the data about your contacts stored on your tablet, including the frequency with which you’ve called, emailed, or communicated in other ways with specific contacts. This permission allows apps to delete contact data. Allows the app to modify the data about your contacts stored on your phone, including the frequency with which you’ve called, emailed, or communicated in other ways with specific contacts. This permission allows apps to delete contact data.
    WRITE WEB BOOKMARKS AND HISTORY
    Allows the app to modify the Browser’s history or bookmarks stored on your tablet. This may allow the app to erase or modify Browser data. Note: this permission may note be enforced by third-party browsers or other applications with web browsing capabilities. Allows the app to modify the Browser’s history or bookmarks stored on your phone. This may allow the app to erase or modify Browser data. Note: this permission may note be enforced by third-party browsers or other applications with web browsing capabilities.
    ADD OR MODIFY CALENDAR EVENTS AND SEND EMAIL TO GUESTS WITHOUT OWNERS’ KNOWLEDGE
    Allows the app to add, remove, change events that you can modify on your tablet, including those of friends or co-workers. This may allow the app to send messages that appear to come from calendar owners, or modify events without the owners’ knowledge. Allows the app to add, remove, change events that you can modify on your phone, including those of friends or co-workers. This may allow the app to send messages that appear to come from calendar owners, or modify events without the owners’ knowledge.
    READ YOUR WEB BOOKMARKS AND HISTORY
    Allows the app to read the history of all URLs that the Browser has visited, and all of the Browser’s bookmarks. Note: this permission may not be enforced by third-party browsers or other applications with web browsing capabilities.
  • PHONE CALLS
    READ PHONE STATUS AND IDENTITY
    Allows the app to access the phone features of the device. This permission allows the app to determine the phone number and device IDs, whether a call is active, and the remote number connected by a call.
  • STORAGE
    MODIFY OR DELETE THE CONTENTS OF YOUR USB STORAGE MODIFY OR DELETE THE CONTENTS OF YOUR SD CARD
    Allows the app to write to the USB storage. Allows the app to write to the SD card.
  • SYSTEM TOOLS
    RETRIEVE RUNNING APPS
    Allows the app to retrieve information about currently and recently running tasks. This may allow the app to discover information about which applications are used on the device.
    DELETE ALL APP CACHE DATA
    Allows the app to free tablet storage by deleting files in the cache directories of other applications. This may cause other applications to start up more slowly as they need to re-retrieve their data. Allows the app to free phone storage by deleting files in the cache directories of other applications. This may cause other applications to start up more slowly as they need to re-retrieve their data.
    MAKE APP ALWAYS RUN
    Allows the app to make parts of itself persistent in memory. This can limit memory available to other apps slowing down the tablet. Allows the app to make parts of itself persistent in memory. This can limit memory available to other apps slowing down the phone.
    PREVENT TABLET FROM SLEEPING PREVENT PHONE FROM SLEEPING
    Allows the app to prevent the tablet from going to sleep. Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    DISABLE YOUR SCREEN LOCK
    Allows the app to disable the keylock and any associated password security. For example, the phone disables the keylock when receiving an incoming phone call, then re-enables the keylock when the call is finished.
    TOGGLE SYNC ON AND OFF
    Allows an app to modify the sync settings for an account. For example, this can be used to enable sync of the People app with an account.
    MODIFY SYSTEM SETTINGS
    Allows the app to modify the system’s settings data. Malicious apps may corrupt your system’s configuration.
  • YOUR ACCOUNTS
    FIND ACCOUNTS ON THE DEVICE
    Allows the app to get the list of accounts known by the tablet. This may include any accounts created by applications you have installed. Allows the app to get the list of accounts known by the phone. This may include any accounts created by applications you have installed.
  • HARDWARE CONTROLS
    CONTROL FLASHLIGHT
    Allows the app to control the flashlight.
    CONTROL VIBRATION
    Allows the app to control the vibrator.
  • NETWORK COMMUNICATION
    VIEW NETWORK CONNECTIONS
    Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    RECEIVE DATA FROM INTERNET
    Allows apps to accept cloud to device messages sent by the app’s service. Using this service will incur data usage. Malicious apps could cause excess data usage.
  • YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
    ADD WORDS TO USER-DEFINED DICTIONARY
    Allows the app to write new words into the user dictionary.
  • SYSTEM TOOLS
    RUN AT STARTUP
    Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the tablet and allow the app to slow down the overall tablet by always running. Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    CLOSE OTHER APPS
    Allows the app to end background processes of other apps. This may cause other apps to stop running.
    READ SYNC SETTINGS
    Allows the app to read the sync settings for an account. For example, this can determine whether the People app is synced with an account.
  • DEFAULT
    TEST ACCESS TO PROTECTED STORAGE TEST ACCESS TO PROTECTED STORAGE
    Allows the app to test a permission for USB storage that will be available on future devices. Allows the app to test a permission for the SD card that will be available on future devices.
    WRITE CALL LOG
    Allows the app to modify your tablet’s call log, including data about incoming and outgoing calls. Malicious apps may use this to erase or modify your call log. Allows the app to modify your phone’s call log, including data about incoming and outgoing calls. Malicious apps may use this to erase or modify your call log.
    READ CALL LOG
    Allows the app to read your tablet’s call log, including data about incoming and outgoing calls. This permission allows apps to save your call log data, and malicious apps may share call log data without your knowledge. Allows the app to read your phone’s call log, including data about incoming and outgoing calls. This permission allows apps to save your call log data, and malicious apps may share call log data without your knowledge.

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