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Newest ESET® Mobile Security Comes With Proactive Anti-Theft

Created: 2014-05-15 04:37:10

New Proactive Anti-Theft Detects Potentially Dangerous Situations for the Android Device

ESET®, the global leader in proactive digital protection, today announced its newest version of ESET® Mobile Security, which arms Android users with proactive Anti-Theft features to track lost or stolen mobile devices, through an easy-to-use web interface at While the basic protection is free for a lifetime, it’s up to users to decide if they want to subscribe and benefit from Premium features.

Proactive Anti-Theft detects potentially dangerous situations and takes preventative steps to ease the localization of stolen or lost device. The new functionality for Premium users sends the last location of the device when the battery hits critical level, takes snapshots from front and back camera when the wrong PIN/pattern is entered or an unauthorized SIM change is detected. All data on the device is accessible via the web interface.

“Today’s users rely on their mobile devices in both their personal and professional lives to communicate, store data and even make financial transactions. As well as being a stressful event, a missing or stolen device can put a lot of sensitive data at-risk,”

said Ignacio Sbampato, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer at ESET.

“We received a lot of great feedback from our users on the importance of quick, efficient and easy device location and tracking, and we’re proud to launch our new and improved version of ESET Mobile Security with features to better protect their mobile devices.”

ESET Mobile Security provides set of strong security features improving the Android experience without worrying about cyber threats and comes in free and premium versions. The free version of the application provides basic protection including full device scan, scan of downloaded applications items and basic Anti-Theft functionalities. All Premium features are unlocked after activating of 30-day trial or buying the license.  In the premium version users will find Scheduled scanning, On-Charger scan, advanced Proactive Anti-Theft functionalities, including integration, SMS&Call filter and Security Audit.

New Proactive Anti-Theft and Features:

  • Integration with web interface for Android devices and Windows notebooks protected by ESET Smart Security
  • SIM Matching - Receive remote commands even if an unauthorized SIM card is inserted.
  • Location Tracking - Online management of Anti-Theft. Mark a device as missing on The location of the device is displayed on a map in real-time so that the user can quickly pinpoint the device’s whereabouts.
  • Suspicious state – Autonomous preventive action after a wrong PIN/pattern is entered or unauthorized SIM change detected
  • Camera Snapshots - If the device is marked missing, snapshots are automatically and regularly sent from the phone’s front and back camera to to help identify its location.
  • On Screen Message – Customizable message to potential device finder
  • Low Battery – If the device hits critical battery level, the current position is sent to
  • User IP Address Details – Listing of IP addresses that the device was connected to if marked as missing

For more information please visit ESET Mobile Security homepage


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