Wifi Protector 1.4.4

Keep track of your Wi-Fi connection with this handy tool that increases your network's security

  • Category:

    Security

  • Version:

    1.4.4

  • Works under:

    Android 4.1 / Android 3.1 / Android 2.3 / Android 3.0 / Android 2.1 / Android 3.3 / Android 2.2 / Android 3.2 / Android 4.0

  • Also available for:

    Windows

  • Program available in:In English
  • Program license:Free
  • Vote:
    8.0 (7)

Wifi Protector is a free Android security app that detects and protects against hack attacks, harmful apps and more.

Tired of being kicked from Wi-Fi networks or worrying about having your traffic intercepted? Do you want to protect your phone and tablet against malware attacks and network highjacks? Then you need Wifi Protector.

You don’t have to be a hacker or even a techie to use this app, all you have to do is install and you’re automatically protected. It takes up very little space on your device, runs as a background process so it uses minimal system resources, and constantly monitors all of your network traffic and system for security threats.

Another great feature of the app is that it’ll scan for dozens of attack types in the background, but you can also set it to only scan and take action on specific types of attack as well.

When the app has detected an attack, you’ll get a push notification that something is wrong and it’ll secure your phone temporarily and tell you what you can do to fix the problem. There are many types of attacks that this app can prevent such as ARP cache poisonings, DOS (Denial of Service) attacks, MITM attacks (Man in the Middle), MAC spoofing and other types of attacks aimed at users on Wi-Fi connections.

But what if you’re not paying attention to your phone or an attack comes when you’re sleeping or away from your device? Don’t worry, Wifi Protector will still keep you safe. You can set it up to automatically disconnect from the network when it detects a hack attack, to send a kill packet back to the host and close their connection to the network (if possible), and repair security holes in your local device to prevent people from getting through.

The best thing about this app is that if you’re on a rooted device, you’ll even be able to immunize your device from most types of attacks. If your Android device isn’t rooted, you’ll still be able to detect attacks, get notifications and resolve issues.

We’re a little sad that you can’t immunize your device without rooting your device, this is still a great way to protect yourself and your data.

Pros

  • Automatically Detects and Shuts Down All Kinds of Attacks You’ll be able to protect your device from most forms of attacks and “poisoning” people experience on wireless networks.
  • Works on Rooted and Unrooted Devices You can protect your device even with locked-down vanilla Android.

Cons

  • Needs SU Access to Immunize Device This app will work on all devices, but you’ll need Super User access to permanently patch holes and protect your device against most forms of hack-attacks.

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