Most Antivirus Apps on Google Play Suck at Detecting Malware

‘t assume every antivirus app on Android will keep you safe. Ironically, many of them are dodgy and can fail to detect common strains of malware, according to new research. 250 antimalware security apps available on the Google Play Store and unfortunately most underperformed. According to the tests, 138 of the apps detected less than 30 percent of the malware samples or had a tendency to falsely flag clean files as bad.

Link: Most Antivirus Apps on Google Play Suck at Detecting Malware
via http://www.pcmag.com

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