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Re: [tlug] AV Preferences for Android

On 03/30/2012 01:07 AM, Raymond Wan wrote:
>> I've played with 1.6, 2.0, and Ice Cream Sandwich in a VB and think I am
>> conversant with the basics of the Android OS.  I have not found anything
>> else in the AV / Web Security apps lines that I like better, but I am
>> willing to look.
> Funny thing about security software (or virus scanners) is 
> that if it does its job, you never really know that it's 
> working.  So, I think it's a matter of picking one you like 
> and then sticking with it until it fails on you and then you 
> move on to something else and vow never to look at it again.

I read an empirical study (I think it was an IEEE journal, but its not
in my digital library subscription so I can't check) of windows
antivirus software and there was a significant difference in the time it
 took them to respond to new viruses.  There was also a significant
difference in the load they put on the system.


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