New Anti-Virus Test for Android

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  1. DonKid

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    Read the article here.
     
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    Very interesting article. I've been using Webroot SecureAnywhere Mobile for a few months now and so far all has been good. I hope Webroot improves its results.

    I was surprised Lookout got such great results. It was the security app recommended by my ISP as well.
     
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    nice to see Avast did well.
     
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    Not just "well", but at the top of the list.
     
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    Look on page 8 for more accurate report.
     
  6. Victek

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    Thanks for pointing that out. Looks like F-Secure and Kaspersky are at the top with Avast! a close second (less than optimal in only one category).
     
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    Yep. Kaspersky and F-Secure are the winners in the paid category and Avast in the Free category.
     
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    AVTest said that most free versions have the same detection rate as the paid versions (difference is in the additional features). Kaspersky Mobile security tested is the free version (Lite). I don't known if Fsecure has a free counterpart.
     
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    F-Secure has a free Anti-Theft app for Android, but no AV unfortunately.
     
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    :rolleyes: What a waste of battery.

    All I need is Cerberus. If I lose my phone I can log in remotely and record audio, wipe the phone, backup contacts, take pictures, track via GPS, and even lock it with a pin number.
     
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    Cerberus is great and still don't feel the need for an Android AV app.
     
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    Same here, i do not feel the need for an Android AV.
    It's because i don't do anything private or personal through my phone, just general chat and random web browsing every now and then :D
     
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    http://www.av-test.org/en/tests/android/
     
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