Should an antivirus be installed on LG Optimus 4X ?

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As you may already know, a virus or malware on your LG Optimus 4X is a program that does unwanted operations. For example, this program can send emails for you without you knowing it, use your internet connection to do a lot of operations, etc. Viruses can take many possible forms, and even games can contain them.


The risks of viruses and the usefulness of an antivirus for your LG Optimus 4X
Generally, when you notice that there is a virus or malware on your LG Optimus 4X, it is already too late and the solution is to force a reset on your LG Optimus 4X. The risk is to lose all your data. But more serious than that, your personal data could be read by a third party to which you do not wish to give it.

If you agree to share different types of data in the installation contracts of your different applications, a virus can go further and force the reading of other, often more personal, data. This brings us to the third part of our article: although you can do without, installing an antivirus on your LG Optimus 4X might be a good idea.

Android engineers do not recommend installing an antivirus for normal use of devices running this system.

However, if you go to untrusted sites, if you download software from unsafe sources on your LG Optimus 4X, or if you are simply in doubt, it may be a good idea to download and install an antivirus.

  • While typing antivirus on the ‘Play Store’ of your LG Optimus 4X you will have access to a wide choice of applications.
  • You can opt for a free or paid version depending on your specific needs.
  • Feel free to take a look at user reviews and ratings for each antivirus to get an idea.
  • If in doubt, call a professional to install the correct antivirus on your LG Optimus 4X.
  • Applications like ‘Avast’ or ‘AV-Test’ offer an overall level of security for your LG Optimus 4X. These applications include in particular an antivirus.

It is good to protect against several types of attacks with an application of this type on your LG Optimus 4X. Be careful, however, no program can guarantee you an absolute level of security, malware and virus editors are often a little ahead of the antivirus they are trying to outsmart.

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