Does one need an Antivirus on Android?

Discussion in 'polls' started by berryracer, Sep 4, 2012.


Do you need an Antivirus if you're running Android on your smartphone?

  1. Yes

  2. No

  1. berryracer

    berryracer Suspended Member

    Jan 24, 2008
    Dubai, UAE
    For smart phone users running on Android, do you really need an antivirus or do you think it is overkill? I am not one of those people who surfs on pr0n sites or sites with crack or those sorta things, I rarely browse and if I do it would be forums or reading some computer articles on some online magazine

    I don't want to slow down my Galaxy S3 or have its battery suffer (it's crap as it is anyway), but if you think it is really necessary pls advise so I can install avast free antivirus on my S3

    Bear in mind, that Android runs on the Linux Kernel