The following are the 10 best antivirus tools for Android, according to AV-TEST’s November 2017 evaluations of 21 Android security apps. (The AV-TEST Institute is a Germany-based independent service provider of IT security and antivirus research.) Each Android antivirus software app listed below received perfect protection and usability scores of 6.0. The apps are in alphabetical order.
1. Avast Mobile Security 6.7
Avast Mobile Security 6.7 managed Android malware detection in real-time 99.8 percent of the time, compared to an industry average of 94.8 percent. It found the latest Android malware discovered during the previous four weeks 100 percent of the time, versus the industry average of 96.9 percent.