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Best antivirus apps for Android 2013

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by on January 4, 2013 12:28 pm
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It is definitely worth using anti-virus app for Android. There are a whole range of anti-virus and security products available, some are free, some are paid for, some are bad and some are great. Here is a round-up of some of the best.

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A new version of the Play Store app has been released and it is starting to roll out to Android owners. Google Play Store 3.9.16 includes the ability to remove apps from the All Apps list. This is particularly useful if you have tried various free apps and choose not to use them. At the moment the All Apps list can become quite cluttered as it remembers every app you downloaded from the beginning of time. However more intriguing is that the contents of the .apk file (that is the application package file, the way apps are bundled up and distributed) contains references to a built-in malware scanner and a wish list feature.

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With mobile malware threats on the rise, Verizon has responded by unveiling a new antivirus app for its line of Android phones, dubbed Verizon Mobile Security. Both free and paid versions of the app are available, depending on your security needs.

Best Antivirus Apps for Android

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by on May 30, 2012 2:02 pm
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UPDATE: We have an updated Best Android antivirus app list, click here to see. With startling headlines like “Number of malicious Android apps grows by 2200% year over year” and “86% of all malware delivered via repackaging of legitimate apps” it is worth looking at what measures you can take…

Android Malware

A month ago, we were unpleasantly surprised to learn that a report from Juniper Networks Mobile Threat Center showed a 3,325 percent increase in Android malware over 2011. According to the report, Android malware samples increased from 11,138 in 2010 to 28,472 in 2011. And if that wasn’t enough bad…