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By mfratella, Senior Member on 12th May 2012, 07:38 AM
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What is a good security program to use?
12th May 2012, 04:28 PM |#2  
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best anti-virus program
I have been using Avast for a while - I really like it. Works on my Android phone too.
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12th May 2012, 06:38 PM |#3  
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I use dr. Web and its about even with Avast as far as features.

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13th May 2012, 03:51 PM |#4  
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i've always used lookout mobile security. it also has a "mobile locator" so if you lose it you can still find it..but i assume that won't work on a wifi tablet.
14th May 2012, 06:24 AM |#5  
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I use Lookout on my Android devices.
15th May 2012, 10:04 PM |#6  
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After having used lookout and a few others i can attest that Avast is wonderful. Can install the locator/wiper as a system app making it less likely the theif will get around it. Tons of great features.

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16th May 2012, 10:39 AM |#7  
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Though it's a German website, but the test is the most current I can find from 3rd mar 2012:
41 scanners were tested.

Here are the best with >90% detection rate:
  • avast! Mobile Security
  • Dr.Web anti-virus Light
  • F-Secure Mobile Security
  • Lookout Security & Antivirus
  • Kaspersky Mobile Security (Lite)
  • Zoner AntiVirus Free
And here the losers with 0% detection rate:
  • Android Antivirus
  • Android DefendeR
  • LabMSF Antivirus beta
  • MobileBot Antivirus
  • MT Antivirus
  • MYAndroid Protection Antivirus
16th May 2012, 07:42 PM |#8  
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I've been using Norton Security on my TF300 and so far I like it.

There is a free and paid version.

Haven't upgraded to the paid version yet, the free offers everything I need so far.
17th May 2012, 03:20 PM |#9  
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Hi! Had the same problem, now i'm using Malwarebytes+Kaspersky. Read this - antivirus software review
17th May 2012, 03:28 PM |#10  
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I had dr. Web on my phone and one day it went into lock saying i had to enter a password. I hadnt even created a password so i had to wipe my phone. I use avast now

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18th May 2012, 03:37 PM |#11  
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is Norton anti virus tablet version good?

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