Originally Posted by SamuraiBigEd
As far as I know Android is not susceptible to "drive-by downloads". Even if it is, malware is very specific so the chances of finding something in the wild for Android is highly unlikely, it is more likely to be in an app you download.
More importantly, if such a new
kind of malware came out that was able to exploit an Android vulnerability in this way, having "antivirus" installed would not protect you from it.
Your best antimalware isn't software. It's this:
Android permissions explained, security tips, and avoiding malware