>>And real-time antivirus is a good thing; mostly<<
A lot of malware isn't picked up by standard anti virus, but Malwarebytes mostly gets it.
I've still got some kind of shit on my android phone because I'm too lazy to use it to log in and download a cure. I get this shit "Beautify Picture" almost every day and if not constantly deleted it will install many other garbage apps that fuck up the ability to even use the phone as a phone.
My son says I should reset it to factory, but I'm hesitant to do that because of all my contacts I've collected.