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AVG on your mobile – it does a lot more than you’d think

Let’s be honest. If you’re buying an Android phone then, if you’re careful and don’t install much, you’re probably not going to be bothered by viruses or other nasties. However, looking at my son’s phone, he’s definitely not careful, and when I’m rushing to find an app to …

Lookout Mobile Security for Android undergoes major update

Ok, so you have spent months looking forward to getting a new handset, weeks agonising over which OS, which handset and then even more time haggling with your network for a decent tariff. Finally your brand new device arrives and there it is looking all nice and shiny, …

Android App Review – AVG Antivirus Free

So word on the street (and when I say street, I mean the good old information super-highway) is that viruses and malware are becoming quite a big threat for Android users, but that is a story for another post. I want to have a chat about one app …

Malware for Android on the increase.

Is it really? Who knows? Over the last few weeks I keep hearing more and more about how Android is getting more and more malware apps in the market. Various reports keep appearing with claims like this “Sightings of Android malware have surged 475 percent since July this …

“More than 50” Android apps now thought to be virused

Google pulled 21 apps from the Android Market yesterday after many were found to contain trojan horse-style exploits. Many of the apps were re-packed versions of existing applications, including free pirated versions of paid-for utilities already in the Market. The root exploit used in some of these apps …