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Any suggested apps for Android maintenance?


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#1 kurikaktus

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Posted 10 June 2014 - 02:14 AM

For the first few weeks since i joined the forums, I've come to know tools that could help maintain my pc and keep it from slowing down from malware, adware, cluttered files and broken registry keys. Are there any suggested tools or apps that could help properly maintain android devices?



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Posted 10 June 2014 - 09:44 AM

I don't use Android, Smart Phones, Tablets, iPads, third party apps, etc...but here is a quote from my Colleague Didier Stevens, Microsoft MVP Consumer Security.

Several smartphone operating systems (OS) offer no API's at all for AV applications to be able to perform.

In iOS (that's the OS of the iPhone), an AV app is like any other app, it has no special privileges or access so that it can monitor the phone resources for malware.

So there can not be any good anti-virus programs for the iPhone, because the OS does not provide the features required for an AV program to be able to do a good job.



With that said, here is some reading material I have collected on the subject:If you have further questions, I suggest you start a new topic in the Tablets & Mobile Devices forum where others using such devices may have more suggestions or comments to add. This forum is primarily for Anti-Virus and Anti-Malware Software utilized on the Windows Operating System.
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