Only download from the Play store, and people you trust online. If you plan to pirate an app (a paid version for free) which is illegal you will likely get a virus from it. So do not pirate apps and you should be good. Check reviews for a new app on the play store, Google might not of detected it yet.
That's pointless fear mongering. Which hasn't been an effective anti-piracy method since humans grew brains
Piracy only has a (virus) risk of you are a complete and utter moron. (I ought to know, our whole country does it. We even have a law that makes it legal.)
I'm not advertising piracy, quite the contrary. If you like an app, buy it!
The point simply is that there are countries where A, even free apps are blocked because of censorship (yes Americans, there are other countries!), and B, people can't get credit cards. Or C, your credit card doesnt support refunds. (every prepaid one!) And what choice do they have, then? How are you going to test if an app works, if the 15 minute refund does not exist? Fine for 1 euro apps, but Next Launcher is 15,95.. And it didn't work properly!
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