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Best Android security app

I had never heard of this product, so I took notice.

Qihoo 360 – 360 AntiVirus

“For the best protection of Android systems in all 2014 certification tests, AV-TEST is honoring the product Qihoo 360 – 360 AntiVirus with the BEST ANDROID SECURITY PRODUCT 2014 AWARD.”

To read the summary, click here.

And, yes, folks. Your smartphone, and/or tablet needs an antivirus.

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February 24, 2015 - Posted by | advice, Android, anti-spyware, antivirus, consumer electronics, Internet, mobile, privacy, security, software, tech | , , , , , , , ,

2 Comments »

  1. yeah,Prof Paul,it looks good on paper, but as we all know, the more bells&whistles an app has, the greater the probability the pick up& go of the OS will nosedive…such is life,eh?

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    Comment by dobbie606 | February 24, 2015 | Reply

    • dobbie606,
      That can be particularly true with security products, you’re right. Which is why one of the things AV-TEST labs test for is “performance” – which translates into ‘impacts performance’ (see http://www.av-test.org/en/test-procedures/test-modules/performance/).

      On an ancillary note.. I have not tried this app yet, but none of the Android AV/security products I have tried have had any impact on performance.. and they all have the full gamut of bells & whistles. (Lookout; Norton; DrWeb; AVG)

      … “pickup&go”.. I like that expression.

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      Comment by techpaul | February 24, 2015 | Reply


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