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Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by sonyboyj, Dec 27, 2013.

  1. sonyboyj

    sonyboyj Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    So i dont care what people say android phones can get malware and they should have antivirus on it now my question is i have a nexus 5 and a tablet can i buy the premium version of eset mobile security and have it on both phone and tablet.
     


  2. lunatic59

    lunatic59 Moderati ergo sum
    Moderator

    As long as both devices are registered to the same primary account, yes, you can install it on both.
     
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  3. sonyboyj

    sonyboyj Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    That's what I thought. Do you use a AV which one do you recommend
     
  4. lunatic59

    lunatic59 Moderati ergo sum
    Moderator

    I don't use any. I am not a big believer in the benefit or effectiveness of A/V apps.
     
  5. RigelX

    RigelX Well-Known Member

    I believe the best AV protection is vigilance and common sense, but I use AVG free on both my phone and computer. I also run Airpush Detector on my phone. Airpushes aren't technically viruses, but they are damn annoying.
     
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  6. doc1964

    doc1964 Android Enthusiast

    Downloaded Malwarebytes anti malware yesterday for free from the play store. The PC version of this is considered one of the best
     
  7. mwmarczak

    mwmarczak Newbie

    Is it common to get viruses on android? if so what antyvirus do you recommend?
     
  8. Crashdamage

    Crashdamage Android Expert

    There's NO active Linux or Android viruses. NONE. There is some malware, yes. Viruses are a type of malware, but not all malware is a virus. That's very important distinction to keep in mind. Viruses are a much more serious problem than other types of malware.

    Use common sense, only install from the Play store and you have little to worry about.
     
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