“Antivirus software vendors are terrible; don’t buy antivirus software, and uninstall it if you already have it.”
Wouldn’t it be better if AVG made *new* users of their free product consent to sharing of their internet activity to advertising companies, and gave existing users the *option* of joining in with the data-sharing if they liked the idea?
A paid-for Android anti-virus app rapidly becomes one of the hottest downloads in the official Google Play store.
Shame it doesn’t scan for any malware then.
Security veteran Stephen Cobb believes that there is a lie being told about anti-virus software, and that it’s time the public knew the truth.
A new edition of the Google Play app (Android’s equivalent to the iOS App Store) appears to be preparing to add anti-virus functionality to the mobile operating system.
No-one is in any doubt that Android malware is on the rise – but what is the most commonly encountered malware on the platform?
Find out, and download a free anti-virus for your Android device.
The beta version of Sophos Mobile Security for Android has been updated to support tablets.
Download a free copy now and tell us what you think!
Iran is reported to have started making its own anti-virus software.
Would you buy it?