Security software developer eScan has launched eScan Mobile Security for iPhone and iPad devices. Unlike other popular security suites available in iTunes store, the eScan Mobile Security is free to download and use.

The app offers several handy features, which might prove quite useful for iPhone and iPad users. Alongside a barcode scanner, device health monitor and safe surfing, the app also features Facebook privacy, contact backup, anti-theft and data usage tools.

The product can be downloaded directly from iPhone & iPad App Store free of cost:

Users can get the basic features of the software from the above link. However, to enjoy the premium Anti-Theft features, you have to buy the product directly through Apple for Rs 1,200. To know more about eScan Mobile Security, visit:

For installing the application, your iPhone/ iPad must run on iOS 6.0. With a download size of 28MB, the app supports several languages including English, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Russian and Spanish.

Govind Rammurthy, CEO of eScan, said, "This software is an advanced security solution for iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch that can help locate lost iPhones and iPads. Using eScan portal, users can send alert messages to the devices or take photos of the users holding the devices using the front camera. eScan Mobile Security for iPhones and iPads ensures safe online experience through its advanced Web Protection functionality. Also, users can take backup of all contacts or control privacy settings for their Facebook accounts. It keeps the users aware of the apps that constantly use the location of their device and also optimise the battery usage."