Sophos anti-virus for Android updated – beta now works on tablets too!

Last week, Sophos announced the availability of a beta version of its free security product for Android devices, protecting against malware, privacy issues and hardware loss.

Today we’ve updated the beta, giving Android tablet users the ability to also benefit from this level of protection.

Sophos Mobile Security for Android

Download Sophos Mobile Security [beta] for Android now

Thanks to the thousands of users who have already downloaded the app, and tried it out. The product has already got some rave reviews, which is terrific considering it is still in beta. Keep them coming, and remember to email our developers with any feedback as they’re keen to make the product as good as possible.

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If you decide you don’t want to keep Sophos Mobile Security on your Android for any reason, here are instructions on how to remove the app.

Graham Cluley is an award-winning keynote speaker who has given presentations around the world about cybersecurity, hackers, and online privacy. A veteran of the computer security industry since the early 1990s, he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows, makes regular media appearances, and is the co-host of the popular "Smashing Security" podcast. Follow him on Twitter, Mastodon, Threads, Bluesky, or drop him an email.

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