Antivirus

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  1. mericjohnson

    mericjohnson Member

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    How concerned should I be about running an antivirus app? If there is a need can anyone suggest a excellent app for that purpose?
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    this is a pretty vicious debate, no there are not a lot of virii out there for Android so on that hand you do not need to worry. On the other, there are some, and probably more to come.

    I personally would recommend you install something like Lookout (available in the Market). Gives you antivirus as well as tablet locator function. I have tried some of the others, but keep coming back to this one.

    cheers,
    Peter
     
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    As of now, McAfee is only one i found for Tablets.
     
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    McAfee and Norton both have products, I have found them to be too intrusive
     
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    I use AVG, free from the Market. Paid version also available.

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