Tag Archive: Antivirus


Three years of Zemana Mobile Antivirus Premium, just $14.99 (Deal of the Day)

You carry your phone with you everywhere you go, right? The last thing you need is for it to get compromised or come down with a virus. Despite all of the assurances from Google, there are instances where you can become a victim of malware. This is especially going to be the case if you […]

AVG AntiVirus FREE review

This top Android antivirus app is free and for anyone who wants total smartphone or tablet protection from a myriad of online threats. It gives you five different areas of protection so you do not have to worry about a hacker getting your information via a method you have not thought of yet. The app […]

Why do you need a mobile anti-virus?

When mobile devices first flooded the market and it became evident that more users were accessing the internet via a mobile device than through their home PCs, there suddenly came a surge of concern that malware would become a predominant threat. Luckily, that hasn’t yet become a problem but that is not to say that

Why you still need antivirus on your Android

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e’re all concerned about safety and justifiably so. Whether it’s a security system for our home, a car-seat for our child or where our food comes from, it’s only human nature to protect oneself from danger. Hardwired from years of evolutionary progress, being able to identify threats is an invaluable skill. While we’re (hopefully) no longer fighting off tigers in the wilderness, the presence of predators is still very real.

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Security Pal: Antivirus and cleaner keeps your phone running smoothly

Security is a regular concern among smartphone users (though should it be?). There are many apps that provide antivirus services, but Security Pal hopes to provide a unique experience.

They say: “Security Pal is an Antivirus application made for Android. With very efficient antivirus engine and handy tools, Security Pal is just a must have app for any Android device. With Security Pal, never worry about any security issues!”

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360 Security – Antivirus Boost: Review

360 Security antivirusOne thing that is getting more and more necessary on our Android devices is the need for mobile security protection. According to a Forbes article from 2014, 97% of mobile malware targets Android devices, whereas iOS malware takes less than 1% of the share. This is most likely due to the fact that Android applications can be downloaded from third-party sources and not just from the Google  [Read More…]

Top free antivirus apps for Android

There are a ton of options when it comes to antivirus apps on your Android phone or tablet — but there are only a handful of truly free ones. Many offer free features, with more robust features available as at a premium or subscription basis. You can get just as many great features from an unrestricted free app however. And in this case we’re talking all-the-way free.

So while we  [Read More…]

Antivirus for Android — do you need it?

Do any of us really need antivirus software on our Android phones and tablets?

In a past life I worked basic tech support at both Best Buy’s Geek Squad and Staples’ Easy Tech programs. I have heard every possible explanation for why a computer might have been infected with something, and happily collected a paycheck while fixing the same things over and over again. Most of the time, when someone  [Read More…]

Coming up next: We take a look at Android antivirus apps

We’re knee deep in Nest this week as we’ve begun taking more focused looks at specific topics. And we’re not slowing down. Coming up next we’re going to dive into a subject that, to be perfectly honest, we’ve tried to avoid over the years.

That would be Android and viruses. Or, rather, Android and antivirus apps. This is a real gray area. Viruses are real on Android. Make no mistake about that. These are full-fledged computers  [Read More…]

Googler speaks of mobile security, says anti-virus companies are playing with your fears

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Android is currently the most popular mobile operating system in the planet. With over 200 million devices activated, and over 550,000 added daily, Android is taking over the world. This also raises a concern, though, as developers of malicious software often target platforms with the most exposure. No one will write a malicious app for Symbian, for example, when they can target more people on Android, iOS or Blackberry.

Android users  [Read More…]