Using Anti-Theft you can remotely block access to a lost/stolen mobile device and the data stored on it by sending a special SMS command from any other phone or via the service anti-theft.kaspersky.com.
Once an SMS command is sent, a smartphone can be unblocked with a special secret code.
You can block your mobile device by using the following functions of the Anti-Theft component:
In order to allow remote blocking of a smartphone, perform the following actions:
Now the option to block a smartphone remotely is enabled.
You can also specify the message to be displayed when the mobile device is locked. To do this, perform the following actions:
To be on the safe side, Kaspersky Lab experts recommend to send an SMS command from the Kaspersky Mobile Security interface.
To get detailed description of the Anti-Theft functions, read the following articles:
General info about Anti-Theft in Kaspersky Mobile Security 9
Release of antivirus database updates (required to protect your computer/server/mobile device).
Limited technical support is provided over phone and web for commercially licensed customers.
Release of patches for the application (addressing detected bugs).
With the growth of malware that is specifically targeting smartphones, Kaspersky Mobile Security provides world-class protection whenever you use your Android smartphone to bank, shop, surf the web or chat with friends.
The application has been tested on the following mobile devices:
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