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General anti virus ?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by ray1510, Aug 6, 2010.

  1. ray1510

    ray1510 Well-Known Member
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    Do I need one? Are there any decent ones available on the market?
    Cheers, rich
     

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  2. Thefoodman52

    Thefoodman52 Well-Known Member
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    You do not need anti-virus on your phone... I honestly don't know why they put that in the market, the only thing it'll do is slow down your phone and cause possible problems via interfering with normal operation of the OS. Just leave it be.
     
  3. rosered

    rosered Well-Known Member
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    Glad you asked that cos I had wondered, but not actually done anything more than that. So a smart phone can't get a virus in the same way a pc can? What if you open a malicious email or click on a dodgy link on a web site?
     

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