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Please let me know! When it comes to harvesting personal data, gratis closed source antimalware apps are among the worst offenders.

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    To my knowledge, there is not. But you probably wouldn't even need it if you'd stick to safe, open source Android apps in general – and use F-Droid instead of Playstore. You can find out more about that here: F-Droid: The privacy-friendly alternative to Google Play Store (Disclosure: I'm one of the F-Droid maintainers, and that link goes to my Android website) – Izzy Jan 18 at 19:58
  • Sound advice which I'll follow in future. Unfortunately I'm already afflicted, so I need to either remove the malware somehow or reflash the phone :/ – Ne Mo Jan 19 at 9:35
  • Afraid it will be the latter – if you want to be half-way sure you really killed everything of that stuff :( – Izzy Jan 19 at 15:38
  • Oh, of course you can only be sure that way. But antimalware has its place too – Ne Mo Jan 20 at 22:34

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