Two-thirds of all Android antivirus apps are frauds

Apparently, two-thirds of the ‘anti-virus’ apps on Google Play are frauds. The report, published by Austrian antivirus testing outfit AV-Comparatives, analyzed 250 Android antivirus apps available on the official Google Play Store. The report’s results are tragicomical –with antivirus apps detecting themselves as malware– and come to show the sorry state of Android antivirus industry, which appears to be filled with more snake-oilers than actual cyber-security vendors.” Link

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