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which Antivirus perfect for the oneplus 5t

  1. Mark Student
    Froyo Jun 14, 2018

    Mark Student , Jun 14, 2018 :
    Please listen to us and don't download one. All they do is constantly use resources like storage and RAM, thus slowing down the phone. Anyone can make an app that says, "Look! We found and removed these things (that are named things that you don't understand anyway)! Now your phone is safe!"

    Think about these three questions:

    1) Did you download and install an app from a source from the internet, or any source that isn't the Google Play Store?

    2) Can you remember a specific time when you allowed an unknown app or website gain access to your phone? Maybe by clicking a "Warning, your Android device is slow and has a virus!" or some similar spam ad, or by saying yes to grant an app that you don't know to have permissions on your phone?

    3) Are you rooted or running a Custom ROM?

    If you can't say yes to any of these things, I'd bet my phone that you do not have a virus in a heartbeat. Maybe you have a crappy app installed, but Google is constantly scanning for virus apps, and the Play Store is regularly scanning all of your apps with Play Protect in the background to see if you have any dangerous apps. It's practically antivirus that's built into Android

    Add to that, our phone currently has May of 2018's security patch. So more than practically all exploits and vulnerabilities are already protected

    If you're still certain that you have a virus, Factory Reset. But I've never seen an up-to-date and reputable Android device get a virus. Ever.
     
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  2. yayman12312
    Froyo Jun 14, 2018

    yayman12312 , Jun 14, 2018 :
    Finally, SOMEONE TALKING SENSE! You do *not* need AV if you do not do the things above. Google already does a great job of keeping Android (and by extension, the Play Store) free of malware and relatively secure.
    Don't be suckered into paying for an Antivirus, even free ones just waste resources.
    The only reason why Windows became so vulnerable to viruses was simply due to the massive scale of the attack surface of the Windows OS, coupled with the legacy code and structure made it easier to break into. Nowadays, social engineering that tricks people into allowing malicous software to run is a much larger threat than a "direct virus".
     

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  3. Waveform Modifier
    Marshmallow Jun 14, 2018


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  4. G_Viru
    Jelly Bean Jun 14, 2018


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  5. Mr_Cyrox
    KitKat Jun 14, 2018

    Mr_Cyrox , Jun 14, 2018 :
    Couldn't have sayed any better myself!
    Great post!
     

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  6. FiveOverEight
    Ice Cream Sandwich Jun 14, 2018


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  7. deathrodamus
    Honeycomb Jun 14, 2018

    deathrodamus , Jun 14, 2018 :
    You don't need anti-virus on Android. Just don't download any apps that's not from Play Store.
     

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  8. 27itachi
    Honeycomb Jun 14, 2018

    27itachi , Jun 14, 2018 :
    clear cache and restart your phone regularly....
    tho these devices are highly efficient....but this might atleast clear junk from ur device
     

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  9. Deactivated User
    Jun 14, 2018


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  10. Ll0r3nt3
    Eclair Jun 14, 2018


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  11. Waveform Modifier
    Marshmallow Jun 14, 2018


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  12. yusdyugandhar
    Gingerbread Jun 14, 2018


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  13. mrgray
    Gingerbread Jun 15, 2018

  14. mrgray
    Gingerbread Jun 15, 2018


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  15. VenkUU
    Ice Cream Sandwich Jun 15, 2018


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  16. anupritaisno1
    KitKat Jun 15, 2018

    anupritaisno1 , Jun 15, 2018 :
    Antivirus is useless

    On android selinux prevents apps from truly seeing what other apps are even doing

    The same restrictions apply to your antivirus app. One app on android can't directly see what another app is doing unless they have the same signature

    Besides antivirus protects your userspace which is already pretty much protected by selinux and verity. Antivirus has no idea of what's going on in the kernelspace. 90% of attacks are directed here and your antivirus can't really do much about it
     

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  17. Arun AR
    Cupcake Jun 15, 2018

    Arun AR , Jun 15, 2018 :
    yeah but no need of that because the android play's great job without antivirus....so don't use the 3 party app in phones due to those app's mobile function became slow
     

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  18. kislayamusic
    Cupcake Jun 15, 2018

  19. Nezumi_
    KitKat Jun 15, 2018

    Nezumi_ , Jun 15, 2018 :
    who are you quoting?
     

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  20. meetprj
    Donut Jun 15, 2018

    meetprj , Jun 15, 2018 :
    no need to install antivirus. don't install apps from anywhere except playstore. you don't need any antivirus protection. don't waste your phone resources on such things. it will only slow down your phone further.
    instead if you installed any app from anywhere other than the palystore uninstall that
     

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