Detecting and preventing viruses on the android OS
Here’s the bad news. As a programmer, there is more money in taking the Android operating system apart and exploiting it than there is in helping people prevent and detect viruses/malware.
Why such a bleak outlook?
Go to Google Play and you will find a chunk of virus/malware detectors for free. People aren’t spending big money on protecting themselves, so companies are not investing big money in protecting people (it’s called economics).
How to tell if you have a virus/malware?
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