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Old November 24th, 2012, 06:48 PM   #23 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by phoenixbluex View Post
Can you get a virus from web browsing that doesn't involve apps? Like for computers, some websites have viruses and stuff, what if you go on a website that is infected? I won't download an app that isn't on google play, but i'm worried about gettings viruses from web browsing on a tablet.
As far as I know Android is not susceptible to "drive-by downloads". Even if it is, malware is very specific so the chances of finding something in the wild for Android is highly unlikely, it is more likely to be in an app you download.
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