Friday, May 17, 2013

Kaspersky Lab teams up with Qualcomm to preload its anti-virus on Snapdragon-powered Android devices

Sounds great. But personally I know that Verizon technicians are discouraging users from using any anti-virus software on their phones. I had continuous issues with a Samsung Stratosphere. When asked what apps I had installed, the technician balked at having Comodo Anti-virus installed, and insisted it was the sole source of my problems.

Bullpucky, and maybe a few other choice words came out of my mouth. I didn't just walk in out of the cotton fields, that's just plain wrong. In fact on my current Motorola Bionic, I have 2 anti-virus apps installed, yup 2, Comodo and Lookout. And no issues.

Truth be told only Symantec aka Norton and McAfee did not play nice in the sandbox with other anti-virus programs.

Moreover, I would have been a victim just this week had I not had anti-virus protection on my phone. I downloaded an app from the Playstore, comodo caught it as dangerous and destructive. Take that Verizon

Kaspersky Lab teams up with Qualcomm to preload its anti-virus on Snapdragon-powered Android devices 

Sunday, October 7, 2012

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Over half of Android devices have unpatched vulnerabilities, report says