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Virus DetectedDo I need antivirus for android?

Android phones have leaped to new heights in the phone business, and cover a majority of the mobile market share. Anti-virus software for android has also drawn some attention with the increased number of mobile phones. Whether Android phones genuinely need anti-virus, a debate is on. There is a mixed reaction to this.

Juniper Networks (leading networking manufacturing company in U.S) did a survey that about 91.3% of malwaresare accounted by Android OS itself. The survey also says that,in every 10 infected malwares, eight are Trojan horses, followed by Spyware and Worms.With therise in the number of Android phones users, Malwares and Spywares have broadened its infection spectrum from personal computers to mobiles. These malwares can hamper your device in multiple ways by intruding into your phone through MMS or SMS, e-mails, fake apps, fake calls etc. (more…)