Yes, Aptoide is a completely safe app store.
Aptoide is the safest third-party Android app store on the market, according to a scientific study made by Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan, called “Understanding the Security Management of Global Third-Party Android Marketplaces" compared 27 app stores, including some of the most popular marketplaces, like Google Play.
The scientific study “Understanding the Security Management of Global Third-Party Android Marketplaces”, made by Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan, states that Aptoide is the safest third-party Android Marketplace among other 26 companies.
On Aptoide, we care about our users, that's why we’re focused on constantly improving our cybersecurity, one of our biggest concerns. All the content upload to Aptoide app store, either from users or from developers, is scanned and compared to other stores in the app store ecosystem for us to understand if it may suppose a threat.
The system basically works with a pool of well-known and up-to-date anti malware systems, but even the app is not detected by any of these, our system is trained to recognise new threats on a constant basis. Not enough? Our Quality Team manually scans and tests these apps to ensure the best quality is met, so this way we make sure all content available in Aptoide is safe to use.