So, you are not sure if you have downloaded any malicious application from the Android Market or from third party sources and want to protect your personal data then the following Android security apps will be of great help in protecting your phone from viruses, malwares and spywares.
Lookout Mobile Security – It is the most popular Android security app for Android and boasts of huge rating 4.5 with 217,331 votes, a must have.
Lookout- Market Download link
Norton Mobile Security for Android – Norton has also jumped into Android security and the version below is free too.
Norton- Market Download link
AVG Anti-Virus for Android – This app also has a huge install base and is free. A pro version is also available if you want additional features.
AVG- Market Download link
Privacy Inspector – Not an anti-virus but very useful, it provides an easy way to protect your Android phone by letting you know which is app is doing what and if you take care of the permissions your Android device will be safe.
Privacy Inspector- Market Download link
Android Security Tip:
When installing an application from any source you should carefully check the permissions that app requests and don’t allow the installation if you find something fishy, also read the reviews from Android Marketplace and you will be safe.