Configuring a malware scan on Android devices

17 May 2024

ID 141761

To configure a malware scan run schedule on Android devices:

  1. Open Kaspersky Endpoint Security Cloud Management Console.
  2. Select the Settings section.

    The General settings of Kaspersky Endpoint Security Cloud page is displayed.

  3. Click the Settings link in the Malware scan settings section.

    The Malware scan settings window opens.

  4. In the Malware scan settings window, click the Android button.
  5. In the Scan settings section, define the file scan settings:
    • Scan executable files only.

      Only executable files are scanned on the Android device.

      This check box is selected by default.

    • Scan archives with extraction.

      Archives are unpacked before being scanned on the Android device. If this check box is cleared, archived files are not scanned.

      This check box is selected by default.

  6. In the Malware scan task run mode section, select the mode:
    • After anti-malware database update.

      A malware scan runs automatically on Android devices after anti-malware databases are updated.

      This mode is selected by default.

    • By schedule.

      A malware scan runs on Android devices according to the schedule that you have set up. If you have selected this mode, set the scan frequency in the "By schedule" mode settings section.

    • Manually.

      The user runs the malware scan on his or her Android device manually.

  7. Click the Save button in the bottom part of the Malware scan settings window.

The malware scan is performed on Android devices in accordance with the settings defined.

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