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Android Security App Test Results

ZDNet, By Larry Seltzer

In its latest comparison of Android security apps, independent test lab AV-TEST found an overall high level of detection. 16 of the 30 products tested detected 100 percent of malware in the AV-Test, and many more were close to 100 percent. On the other hand, a few had false positives.

Only two of the products (Zoner Mobile Security 1.1 and SPAMFighter VIRUSfighter Android 2.1) failed to meet AV-TEST's standards for certification.

The movement in the pool of products has not been significant since AV-TEST's last Android roundup less than two months ago. The median overall score is the same and the average detection percentage is within 1 percent of the last tests. Read more.