As you might expect from a 11 year old, she keeps filling it with games and girly-pop songs. Today, I noticed a strange "pseudo-Market" icon on its home screen:

Eee Pad home screen

When you click on it, you get the screen below. Looks like spam to install more games. Lots of these show up in the notification area too, but this "pseudo-Market" icon is a first.

Is there a good scanner to get rid of all this nagware?

Tapping the pseudo-Market icon

  • That doesn't look like a pseudo market but the new updated play store.
    – user13391
    Commented Jul 21, 2012 at 7:46
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    @RichardBorcsik Why would Play Store have Market as the shortcut text and an old icon like that? This definitely is not the new Play Store. Commented Jul 21, 2012 at 11:42
  • @RichardBorcsik I think OP is referring to the icon below the play store.
    – FoamyGuy
    Commented Jul 21, 2012 at 18:11
  • Thanks guys just noticed that one. He said market and when I saw the Play Store icon I stopped looking.
    – user13391
    Commented Jul 21, 2012 at 20:41

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Actually there's plenty Android Anti-Malware solutions.

Here's a list ordered by the best results according to AV-TEST - The Independent IT-Security Institute and the latest test results performed during February and March 2012, where were reviewed 41 different solutions.

Detection rates of 90% and above:

To quote:

The best products in our tests (with detection rates of 90% and above) come from the following top 10 companies, listed in alphabetic order: Avast, Dr. Web, F-Secure, Ikarus, Kaspersky, Lookout, McAfee, MYAndroid Protection, NQ Mobile and Zoner. Users of products made by these companies can be assured that they are protected against malware.

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