parental controls are a standout feature on this software.
Firewall protection and a spam
filter aren’t supported on Symbian or Windows
Mobile operating systems.
BullGuard Mobile Security is the best mobile security application because of its
and ability to support several devices.
spread of viruses and online fraud such as identity theft are no longer
restricted to just computers. Smartphones are becoming prime targets for these
because of the large amount of personal data stored and the
simplicity of spreading these viruses from device to device. BullGuard Mobile
Security 10 is the best mobile
security software to protect your device and the
information you have stored inside. This mobile security software is honored for its
to provide support to more than 80 percent of the cell phone market,
Windows Mobile, Symbian and BlackBerry operating systems. It
also offers anti-theft features
and parental controls.
security software shields your phone’s data from viruses, Trojans and
worms. These viruses can spread from text or media messages, email, Bluetooth or
BullGuard Mobile Security 10 protects your phone from these
viruses using real-time detection. Real time immediately scans any files entering
preventing any harmful viruses from infecting your phone.
This mobile security
software program also offers firewall protection. This
protection sets up a barrier around ports on your device so malicious information
cannot enter your cell phone. Firewalls let you
decide what content enters or does
not enter your phone and places a shield over your signal so you cannot be found
from public networks. Also, if you are tired of
getting those annoying sales calls
or unwanted text messages, BullGuard Mobile Security 10 offers a spam filter that
allows you to block certain phone calls or text
messages. However, both the firewall
protection and the spam filter are only available on phones using Symbian or Windows
Mobile operating systems.
One of the standout features
available on the BullGuard Mobile Security 10 is its
superb parental controls. To use the parental control feature, you set up an online
account that allows you to monitor your child’s
cell phone activity. This allows
you to control your child’s internet use and prevents him or her from viewing
pornography or other indecent material while using
the internet on their cell
phone. Parental controls let you see whether pictures or blocked calls are being
monitored. It allows you to review pictures and
messages being sent to and from the
If your cell phone is lost or stolen, there are numerous features you can take
advantage of with this mobile security software. You
can log on to your online
account and lock or wipe the data on your device or use the GPS functions to find
the location of your phone. When you lock your
phone, you place a password on
the device so nobody can browse or steal any data or information without entering
in the correct password.
Wiping the device using BullGuard Mobile
Security 10 is ideal if you know the phone
has been stolen. You can clear all the information and data on your phone –
contacts, pictures, text messages, emails, etc.
An extensive backup system is
available on the BullGuard Mobile Security 10, which allows you to save your
information onto your online account. This feature
can be a personal lifesaver if
you lose a significant amount of data, because you will have all your information
readily available to you.
Ease of Use
Regular scans on your mobile device are crucial in finding malware that has entered
your cell phone. Aside from the real-time protection
offered by this mobile security
software, BullGuard Mobile Security 10 allows you to scan your phone for viruses
whenever you would like. The software also features
scheduled scans, meaning the
phone will scan itself on a regular basis. On several similar software applications,
scanning your device can be complex and often
a long process, but this software
makes it simple and offers step-by-step guides in their online support
documentation help to simplify the process for you.
Once you have
BullGuard Mobile Security 10 installed and running, you do not have
to turn on the protection each time you turn on your cellular phone. The mobile
runs silently in the background with no user intervention. You
just set it and you are good to go.
There are two different methods to install this mobile security software on your
cell phone. The first is to install BullGuard Mobile Security
10 directly onto
device. To install it, you connect your mobile device directly to the internet.
You log onto the BullGuard website and follow the links and instructions available.
The second option is to download
through a computer. First, you must connect your
cellular device to a computer, log onto the website, and follow the instructions to
download the software onto your computer. Installing
the software on your phone is
a quick, simple process and should go smoothly.
For your mobile
security software to run at its full potential, BullGuard Mobile
Security 10 must be regularly updated. The software will regularly update itself
when your phone
is connected to the internet. If you don’t have continuous internet
access, each time you gain internet connectivity, the software will check for
updates. If you want to look
for any available updates or change the way your
device updates itself, you can follow the step-by-step instructions in the
BullGuard support section on the website.
We were impressed with all of the help and support given by BullGuard. For any
questions or concerns, email and live chat support are
provided. Both support
systems were responsive to our concerns and provided us with the information we
BullGuard's support team answered our questions
with full details in a timely
matter. There is a vast selection of online help for this mobile security software.
There is a search toolbar on each webpage to help
you narrow down your search and
find exactly what you are looking for. User guides are also provided which offer
step-by-step help for installing, scanning and
updating the software on your device.
We found the manuals to be thorough, but if you still have unanswered questions,
you can always use their live chat support or
send an email. BullGuard also provides
a FAQs section on their website for any common questions you may have. The FAQs
section answers a variety of basic questions for
each type of mobile operating
system and gives several step-by-step directions for users.
The BullGuard Mobile Security
10 is a great improvement from its predecessors. In
areas where the BullGuard Mobile Security software was previously
updated version has filled in the gaps. This software covers a large cell phone
market and can support
most of the large operating systems. The firewall protection
and real-time protection are great assets to this mobile
security software, along
with parental controls and anti-theft features such as remote blocks and wipes.
system was intuitive and easy to use, as was installing and updating
BullGuard Mobile Security 10 on the mobile device.