Strange charges on your phone bill – Unexpected charges might be symptomatic of a virus. Malicious applications can make money by using your phone to send premium text messages or calls.
Invasive adverts – Overbearing adverts are also signs that you may have adware on your device. Adware can infect your phone with malicious code.
Contacts receiving strange messages – Malware can use your device to send spam messages, which can bring about your contacts' devices turning out to be infected as well.
Poor perfomance – Like a PC, a slowdown in perfomance is a sure indication of virus.
New applications – If new applications appear unexpectedly on your device, a malicious application could be downloading them onto your phone, They may contain malware as well.
Abnormal data consumption – Malicious applications need to send and get data from their makers through the web. Your device allows you to see how much data your applications are consuming; look out to ones that are consuming more than you'd expect.
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