Android mobile spammed. There are three types of spam that Android mobiles are subjected to - spam phone calls, spam SMS and spam email. And if you as a consumer are using an Android mobile phone, you would be receiving or would have received spam.
Spam is receiving unsolicited communication. Spam is big business, as it is the cheapest way of marketing. An email marketing message can reach hundreds or thousands or millions of users within seconds and without much effort. Advances in technology have enabled easy spam bombarding of end-user android phones.
Spam annoys, disturbs and takes up considerable time. Spam calls are highly irritating and can upset the flow of thought and work. Imagine being in a meeting, or driving, or sleeping and receiving a spam call during that period! Spam hits targets beyond the blocking/filtering measures that some service providers provide.
The Android is the most popular mobile phone operating system, and there are hundreds, maybe thousands of apps for blocking spam call and spam SMS for this operating system. Some of the most popular spam filters are Truecaller, Hiya, Kaspersky Antivirus AppLock & Web Security, and Comodo Anti-Spam Gateway.
Truecaller makes communication safe and efficient by identifying unknown calls and blocking spam calls and spam SMS. It is a quite popular as it crowdsources and displays the identity of unknown calls.
Kaspersky Antivirus for Android helps keep Android phones and tablets secure from online dangers. It blocks unwanted calls and SMS and defends against identity theft.
Prevents spam from affecting Android devices that are part of an enterprise network. Considerable amount of enterprise communication is done through Android mobile devices. If spam bypasses filtration measures and lands in the inbox then - it can cause irritation, loss of productivity, and if opened - possible malware infection.
While the generally recommended advice would be to not open attachments in emails from new/unknown sources, only Comodo ASG allows users to safely open all attachments. All unknown files are contained with no risk to the device and software. Comodo ASG is the best spam filter for Android.