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Old June 27th, 2012, 01:11 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default is it possible to get a virus just by entering a website?

I know it is possible to get viruses from apps, but what about just going to a website. No downloading, but just going in the website. Thanks im advanced.

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Old June 27th, 2012, 01:46 AM   #2 (permalink)
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It's possible on computers, but I'm not aware of android malware like this yet.

Why do you ask?
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Old June 27th, 2012, 02:08 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Not that, but near that ...
http://m.h-online.com/security/news/item/Android-smartphones-infected-via-drive-by-exploit-Update-1446992.html?mrw_channel=security;mrw_channel=secu rity;from-classic=1

But as I know, has Google this cleaned in higher Adroid versions

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Old June 27th, 2012, 03:20 AM   #4 (permalink)
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It's possible on computers, but I'm not aware of android malware like this yet.

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Yes I agree with you. Don't worry, surf the web using your android phone, tablet. Some android security app has sits advisor for warn phishing sites that can thief PIN.
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I know it is possible to get viruses from apps, but what about just going to a website. No downloading, but just going in the website. Thanks im advanced.
It is very common in the PC world (and very easy to do that on the web site). I don't believe they have done that for Android....yet.

Same rule for PC should apply to mobile: you do not click on any link that you are not familiar with. Best security always rely on the user.
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Best security always rely on the user.
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Don't download random apps from the play store or "paid apps for free" stores and don't go around clicking every link on the internet and your fine. The android malware problem is way overhyped. If your smart about what your doing there's no reason for antivirus.
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Yes, if you run javascript on the web, you may get a virus.
There's NO Android viruses. None. There's some malware, but no viruses.
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click a link and then got a virsus, it's size around the computer world.
when it comes to android, You may meet lots of malicious app but there is less virsus on this platform now.
android is based on linux, you must kown that linux have less suffer virsus attack, it running a rubust safe mechanism.
So,just enter a webstie, it's unlikely got virsus.
There are NO Android or Linux viruses. None.
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