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Smartphone security
« on: Thursday, 20 July, 2023 @ 13:35:01 »
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Best free and paid-for mobile antivirus apps

Phishing detection rate:
85.5% Best paid-for antivirus (overall)
84.5% Best free antivirus (overall)
47.5% Worst third-party antivirus (overall)
46.5% Apple (iOS & Safari) built-in protection
30.5% Google (Chrome) built-in protection
29.0% Google (Samsung) built-in protection

Best free mobile antivirus
87% Sophos Intercept X
82% Avast Mobile Security For Android
82% AVG Free Antivirus For Android

Best paid-for antivirus for Android mobile
88% Trend £24.50
85% G Data £13.00
82% Eset £9.00

Best free and paid-for mobile antivirus apps


Mobile phone security: check how long a phone will stay secure
Use our security support tool to see if a phone you own or are looking to buy is still secure, and find out what to do if you're at risk

Some Android phones stop receiving security updates after just two years. Apple iPhones last longer, at five to six, but after these timescales there's an increased risk to using the device.

Mobile phone security: check how long a phone will stay secure


Tablets and iPads: which brands offer the best security support?

Check how long a new tablet will stay secure with our free tool, and find out what to do if you're at risk.

Our research has discovered that some tablet manufacturers support their devices for as little as two years.

Tablets and iPads: which brands offer the best security support?


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