/ Two-Thirds of Antivirus Apps on PlayStore Don’t Work

The Quint : Mar 19, 2019, 11:30 AM

Free antivirus apps on the Google PlayStore are a dime a dozen. Recent study by a security research firm has found that almost two-thirds of these applications are fake. Security research company AV Comparatives had earlier discovered an antivirus app, which claimed to scan a mobile device for malware but was doing nothing of sort. Scanning for viruses displayed a message saying “the device is free of malicious apps"