A test conducted by Compact, the research company on 21 android antivirus apps in Google play store disclosed majority of them unfit and insecure in fulfilling their function.
47 percent of the apps failed. Another three percentage of the apps had serious security lapse and seven of them could not even detect a virus.
As per the output of research, the antivirus apps include AEGISLAB Antivirus free, Antiy AVL Pro Antivirus and Security, Brsiniac antivirus system, Foto Able super cleaner, Malware Fox Anti Malware could not detect an anti-virus. As privacy is concerned the app put search and browsing of the user for sale on each and every ad exchange there.