"What’s the best anti-malware scanner for Android devices?"
I have both an Android smartphone and a tablet. The best place to go for impartial information about anti-malware scanners —called anti-virus scanners back in the day —is AV-TEST.org. This organization puts scanners through their paces and sorts the wheat from the chaff. According to a test of 41 different scanners carried out back in March 2012, and products from the following companies had detection rates of 90% and above. In AV-TEST’s own words, “users of products made by these companies can be assured that they are protected against malware.”
Avast, Dr. Web, F-Secure, Ikarus, Kaspersky Lookout, McAfee, MYAndroid Protection/MYMobile Security, NQ Mobile/NetQin, Zoner (tablet version).
Of this group, the one I like best is... (see article)"