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Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by sandra_blund, Jan 15, 2010.

  1. sandra_blund

    sandra_blund Active Member
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    HellO!

    I have a few security questions.
    Is there any app that keeps my phone from getting a virus?
    and is there any app that does the same thing as Mobile defense? the app is only available in USA and I'm in Denmark :-(

    thanks
     

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  2. Carl C

    Carl C Well-Known Member
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    I don't think Virus protection is necersary on Android however search for my lookout in the Android Market. It's free and does more than just "scan for viruses" :)
     
  3. sandra_blund

    sandra_blund Active Member
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    It looks like a great app... but it doens't show in my maket - nor when I follow the link via sms. I have a HTC tattoo, maybe it is the returning problem of the screen size?
    Do you have a link so I can download it to my computer and sync via astro?
     
  4. Carl C

    Carl C Well-Known Member
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    Thats probably the reason, you could always visit their site and contact them to see if they can make it compatible with your screen resolution : https://www.mylookout.com/home
     
  5. vido.ardes

    vido.ardes Well-Known Member
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    Wave secure is a good alternative to mobile defense
     
  6. alostpacket

    alostpacket Over Macho Grande?
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    There really needs to be a sticky teaching users about app safety and permission. That way they can learn best practices and not fear viruses as much.

    Maybe I'll try and write one up but may need some expert help.
     

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