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#1 zeroequalsone

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Posted 22 August 2015 - 08:29 AM

What malware would you recommend for my android phone....I've run malwarebytes on my pc and found nothing and then ran adwcleaner on it and found a whole host of problems...so i'm led to believe that adwcleaner is better...is there an equivalent for android?  I've searched for adwcleaner on google play store and there is no such beast...does anyone know an equivalent?  Thanks



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Posted 22 August 2015 - 11:30 AM

Hi there,

AdwCleaner is a specialized removal tool designed to remove adware (hence the name), toolbars and other unwanted programs, while Malwarebytes target a wider range of threat including trojans, ransomware, rogue PC optimizers and registry cleaners etc. So it's hard to compare between the two since they remove different things.

I don't use an Android phone anymore, but IMO Malwarebytes Anti-Malware for Mobile should suffice.

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Posted 22 August 2015 - 02:00 PM

Unless you are in the habit of downloading apps and such from untrusted sources then installing them. As well as using risky surfing habits. Any one of the well known AV and Antimalware tools listed in Google Play will work for you.

Since malware must be installed by you the user, Antimalware tools and apps are really overkill on an Android OS. I personally don't have any installed. But that is my personal MO. If you feel the need then by all means find one that has a high rating on Google Play and install it.

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Posted 03 September 2015 - 07:54 AM

Hi Zero I personally use 360 Security its free and works quite well too!


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