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The Best Android Antivirus Apps

PC Magazine, By Max Eddy

Android is the most popular operating system on the planet. It powers everything from handsets in Korea, to Kindle Fires in Oslo, to video game consoles in New York. But on the Internet, success encourages attacks. That's why we've assembled this list of the best Android security apps for 2013.

What We Look For
The great news for Android security is that when it comes to malware, detection rates are sky-high. At PC Mag, we use the testing results from independent labs to evaluate malware. According toAV-Test, the average detection rate in August was 95.2 percent. Which is great, because the number of malicious apps is exploding. Read more.