Study: most apps protection against viruses Android unsuccessful little

Group AV-Comparatives famous review of anti-virus programs, published test results 250 application security available at Google Play, and unfortunately, most of them introduced as a result of substandard.

Said test AV-Comparatives on the exposure of the Samsung Galaxy S9 to 2000 samples of famous malware through 2018, to study whether the security applications will be able to detect them, according to the company, it is with that sample, is available for effective methods to detect about 90 to 100% of viruses.

According to the report, aggregate 138 application of detection less than 30% of the malware samples that show no phone Galaxy S9 user testing, even though some of these applications seem fake, and malicious software yourself.

He added that the 32 application of the subject for the test was withdrawn later from the Play Store during their audit, due to that the operators of the app are not experts in the security field, most likely, where they were only intended to the upgrade of the advertising revenue provided to the application.

From among 250 applications, only 23 applications were able to detect 100% of malware samples, and it was the best of these applications: Avast and Bitdefender , ESET and F-Secure and Kaspersky Lab , andMcAfee.

And AV-Comparatives the user not to rely on the assessment of the applications, virus protection to use, because it facilitates counterfeiting of assessments, and lacks the vast majority of consumers to the technical knowledge on how to protect the app for phones.

Was revoked applications under test holds a higher rating of 4/5. The same applies to the number of conversions that can be adopted as a criterion to choose the protected apps, you are advised to use the products of well-known companies in the security field.

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