When using our VPN connection, mobile devices are automatically protected against malware and malicious content. Our service node scans the traffic at the network level, utilizing the full extent of our security analytics. This allows us to provide better security than traditional mobile security solutions:
- Security level is not hampered by limited mobile device resources
- Resource-intensive processes don't impact device performance and battery life
- Network-level scanning prevents contact with malicious content in the first place
For Android devices, security is further enhanced with local scanning—including real-time reputation checks from the F-Secure Security Cloud—even when the VPN is not connected. When an APK or file is downloaded, it is scanned and reputation-checked in the Security Cloud. Malicious files are prevented from running and unknown files or apps are uploaded for deeper scanning. Scan results benefit all users, for example by minimizing false positives and rendering new attacks harmless in a matter of minutes.