Protecting your phone is always a top priority and in this list, we’ll show you the 15 best antivirus apps to help keep the malware away.
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 for $3.99 to about 10,000 users before it was pulled from the Play Store.
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!
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!
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 capture a couple of very useful screenshots.
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 Android Villain of the Year 2013.
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 malicious samples used.
Android antivirus apps have a lot of features and Bitdefender Mobile Security & Antivirus has all of them. If you need antivirus, check out our review.
If you need help understand and dealing with app permissions, Clueful by Bitdefender can help! Check out our full review of how this app works.
Even though Android has great security, people sometimes want that extra touch. In this review, we check out Bitdefender Antivirus.