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Tech Tips for Non-Tech People!

Data Doctors Tech Tips | Ken Colburn & Brandon Disney
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Original Air Date: Aug 23, 2019

Smartphone Malware Detection App

As popular as the iPhone is, there are more people using an Android based smartphone around the world, which means it’s also a bigger target for malware apps.

If you stick to only getting your apps from Google’s Play Store and make sure that lots of other have downloaded it before you, you’ll remain relatively safe, but Google can’t catch everything malicious right away.

If you want an additional set of eyes watching over your smartphone, checkout the free option from Malwarebytes.

It’s designed to scan every app as you download it, so it can warn you of potentially malicious ones before you let it complete the install.

It’s also a whole system scanner for other forms of malware that can make their way in to Android devices through email and social media scams.

If you’re a Windows user, you’re probably familiar with Malwarebytes, although it’s also available for MacOS computers and iPhones as well.

Get the Android app here: and the iPhone app here: