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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by roym6, Mar 13, 2011.

  1. roym6

    roym6 Well-Known Member
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    If so how do i protect it. thanks in advance
     

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  2. lynx2cross

    lynx2cross Well-Known Member
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    Download a program from the market called "Lookout"
     
  3. JohnACman

    JohnACman Well-Known Member
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    Any one every try the Avast app for virus protection? I use Avast for my PCs and works well.
     
  4. Mr_Coffee

    Mr_Coffee Well-Known Member
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    Lookout works very well. Additional features, like remote wipe, gps tracking, etc.
     
  5. lou61166

    lou61166 Well-Known Member
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    You will most likely get a virus from an App more so then browsing the internet.
     
  6. asadullah

    asadullah Well-Known Member
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    So we know what you watch on your phone ;) The only reported viruses have come from apps that root your phone and then send info out. That's one more reason to root your phone and install superuser apk. It makes apps that use the su binary request so before hand. I'm not saying that someone hasn't found away to do it via the interwebs but it can happen
     
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