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In need of a security app

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22nd February 2014, 03:13 AM   |  #1  
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Recently I've been finding random tweets have been sent by a rogue app, but I don't know which one. Neither avast or malwarebytes find anything. What app should I download that would be able to tell me what app is sending tweets?

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23rd February 2014, 11:47 PM   |  #2  
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Try this:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...com.virustotal

Upload the ones that aren't already uploaded to VirusTotal, rescan the ones that are. If you know how to manually backup apps you can also upload the .apk files to Virustotal. If all that comes up clean, then you could also try sending in a suspicious app to an Anti-Virus provider directly (I'd try Malwarebytes first).

Worst case, you might want to consider a reinstall of everything.
24th February 2014, 12:48 AM   |  #3  
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This is troubling.
A report saying 96% of apps have vulnerabilities.
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25th February 2014, 09:36 PM   |  #4  
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there are a lot of good Android anti-virus apps out there. av-test(dot)org tests a bunch of vendors every quarter or so. check them out for more detailed reviews.

Kaspersky
ESET
Sophos
Avast
Armor for Android

all consistently test well. Disclaimed i work for Armor for Android, so of course i believe they are among the best. However, Armor for Android does not offer a free version so if you need free try one of the others.

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"This is troubling.
A report saying 96% of apps have vulnerabilities."

that report is pretty liberal with what it considers a vulnerability. There is a lot of bad stuff out there, but saying 96% of all apps have "vulnerabilities" is a bit irresponsible of that report.
23rd March 2014, 05:49 PM   |  #5  
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Not trying to rain on anyones parade, but, these are some serious accusations.

http://www.androidauthority.com/armo...ndroid-342192/
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