Do I Need an Antivirus for my Smartphone?

Episode 1571 (2:16:55)

Robert from LA, CA
smartphone

Robert is wondering if he needs to get an Antivirus for his smartphone. Leo says it would be unnecessary since the phones' Operating Systems are already quite secure thanks to Apple and Google's efforts. An Android device, for example, will scan apps downloaded from the Play Store (which is the best a 3rd-party app can do anyway).