Before coming to our topic, i.e. about the best free antivirus app for android 4 ICS here is some eye opening status about the threat scenario in android.
TrendLabs (Trend Micro) reveals that they had found 5,000 new malicious android apps in Q1 of 2012. In Q2 of 2012 the number doubled. It’s very surprising that how within few weeks the number of malicious apps got doubled. It’s the popularity of android that causes the ever increasing number of malicious apps targeting this popular mobile operating system. In a simple infographic you can see some statistics about the android malicious apps. See it here.
You should read the above ever increasing threat in conjunction with Hugo Barra’s, Director of Product Management at Google, revelation about the android activation rate. He shared some interesting status, or important milestone, about the growth of android as a platform. From last year’s 100 million device activation, Google touched a new feet with 400 million android devices that within 12 months. The momentum is still going. There are now 1 million new android devices got activated in every single day.
It reveals that the popularity of android as a platform and that lured hackers to target. Now the focus of threat shifted from Windows XP to android. I’m not exaggerating things.
Now about the best free security app for android. I’ve already shared about the best free android security app. It’s none other than Zoner Antivirus Free. I’ve shared the news based on a study report released by independent testing authority AV-Test. Now the best news is that Zoner Free Antivirus Free has extended its support to Android 4.0 ICS. So try this best free antivirus for your Android 4 ICS.
Zoner Antivirus Free has some smart features to stun you like installed app protection, theft protection, filtering calls and messages, on-access and on-demand scan, parental lock for calls etc.
Try this app today if you haven’t purchased paid version of Kaspersky or any such popular names. Because a security app is a must for your device and if you are looking for free AV android app, Zoner is best.