(Top Android App) Top 5 Best Antivirus Apps For Android

Posted on Jun 12 2013 - 12:18pm by Erum Shakil

best antivirus for androidAndroid has been an open platform since its inception which made the OS so big and widely appreciated in the first place, but this openness has also led to some security concerns especially for the naïve users. An android phone is pretty much an on-the-go computer and like every computer, it is also prone to malware, spyware and viruses. The security structure of android must be well designed enough for the Pentagon to opt for Android however I am sure the Pentagon also spent few bucks on building up custom security on their android devices. For general android fans, owners and users, there are simple steps to follow in order to avoid being attacked by malware and viruses for e.g. make sure what permissions the app is requesting for, where are you downloading and installing the app from and are you using an antivirus on your android device?

Android market is filled with several free and paid versions of antivirus apps, and it is always a good idea to keep one running in the background, so here is a list of the Top 5 Antivirus Apps for Android:

  1. Norton Security Lite

Norton Security Lite by Symantec is one of the best rated antivirus app on android market.

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2. Kaspersky Mobile Security

 Kaspersky Mobile Security is a paid Mobile Security Solution by Kaspersky Lab worth every penny spent. (My personal favorite.)

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3. AVG Antivirus Free

AVG Antivirus is a free and advanced mobile security solution for smartphones and tablets based on Android OS.

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4. Zoner Antivirus Free

Zoner Antivirus is award winning free antivirus app for android packed with mobile security essentials.

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  5. Lookout Security & Antivirus

Lookout Security and Antivirus is one of the first mobile security apps for android devices is available for free and is a must have for any android device.

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Erum Shakil is an experienced marketing business grad and a technology enthusiast. She has been running her very own YouTube channel to satisfy her pangs for geeky desires and helping others in the process. Offline, she is an experiential marketing strategist, specializing in 360 marketing communication designs for multiple brands in various industries.

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