18 Apr Mobile Security Apps for Android
The increasing popularity of Android has been bittersweet in that such a widely used platform with a very active app market, becomes an enticing target for malware. While the stats on the amount of malware in Android devices differs from report to report, and security firms have a vested interest in displaying high malware stats, it is certainly true that users of the Android OS should adopt the “better safe than sorry” approach and look into acquiring anti-virus software on their devices.
Av-Test, a Germany-based independent service provider that tests antivirus and antimalware software, recently conducted a test to determine the best mobile security apps for the Android, testing 41 different apps. Below are the top 7 with detection rates of 90% and above: