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15 best antivirus Android apps and anti-malware Android apps

Protecting your phone is always a top priority and in this list, we'll show you the 15 best antivirus Android apps to help keep the malware away.
by Joe HindyNovember 5, 2016236

Hackers are making $500k off mobile trojans they deployed, research shows

Chinese hackers are making a whopping $500,000 a day from a group of smartphone trojans dubbed “Hummer,” security researchers estimate.
by Alex MullisJuly 1, 2016

Do you need Mobile Antivirus software?

With numerous reports of mobile-based malware, many wonder if mobile antivirus software is needed in order to combat these threats. We dive in to help answer this question.
by Team AADecember 16, 201519

The 10 most controversial Android apps of 2014

Some apps do good things and others seem to make an effort not do good things. In this roundup, we'll look at the most controversial Android apps of 2014.
by Joe HindyDecember 27, 201428

Fake antivirus app pulled from Play Store, Google issues refund and an apology

Users that were fooled by the fake antivirus app Virus Shield are not only getting their money back, but Google is giving them an additional $5 credit to the Play Store. The app sold ...
by Jonathan FeistApril 22, 201419

5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week – Google Play Weekly

This week on Google Play Weekly we talk about the fake antivirus app, some huge Facebook Messenger changes, new Google Apps, and more Android apps news!
by Joe HindyApril 12, 20142

Exposé: Don’t fall victim to this dodgy anti-virus app

On surface Armor for Android seems like a legitimate security app but once you dig a little deeper you discover that it just wants your money, $550 worth!
by Gary SimsFebruary 5, 201436

Beware of mobile scareware ads which say your phone has a virus

You need to beware of mobile scareware ads which say your phone has a virus. This week one of the Android Authority team saw an antivirus scareware ad on his phone and was able to ...
by Gary SimsJanuary 23, 201450

Obad was the nastiest piece of Android malware discovered in 2013

In a recent end of year summary published by antivirus company Kaspersky Labs, the firm officially named Obad, a sophisticated Trojan that can be distributed via mobile botnets, as its ...
by Gary SimsDecember 16, 201328

Latest antivirus tests show which apps perform best

End of year tests, which are also valid for the start of 2014, show that 12 of the current 28 antivirus apps for Android have a perfect detection rate and spotted everyone of the 2,124 ...
by Gary SimsDecember 13, 201329
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