AVG has released a free application which will supposedly protect Windows Phone 7 users from malicious malware. This of course presents two problems â€“ 1) Windows Phone is not Android and 2) Windows Phone is not Android.
Regarding the first issue, there is no viruses or other malware for Windows Phone 7 (unlike the festering hellhole which is Android) and secondly, 3rd party applications like AVG Security Suite does not have the deep access to scan other applications on Windows Phone 7 in any case, meaning even if their was viruses the app could not find them.
In fact the app goes about scanning music and pictures, not really well-known vectors for malware on Windows Phone 7.
Which brings us to the title, which is not a typo â€“ sounds a bit like a scam, doesn’t it?
At least its free, and if having a useless application on your phone rocks your boat it can be downloaded from Marketplace here.
Thanks Chirag for the tip.