Security on Mobile Devices

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  1. hecate

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    Have been concerned about security on the SYTABEX7-2; there doesn't seem to be any anti-malware apps here. Thought some might find the following article interesting and would love comments by savvy users here, especially the warnings about using app stores other than either Android Mkt. or Amazon Market (the latter sounds like it might work on this tab?).

    10 WAYS TO COMBAT THE THREAT OF MOBILE MALWARE
    Mobile malware is on the rise, but user awareness is lagging behind. These preventive measures can help safeguard mobile devices. 10 ways to combat the threat of mobile malware | TechRepublic
     
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    Thanks Spider. Good tip
     
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    Plus 1 for Lookout, is one of the best out there. Protects your device 24-7 and scans everything you download. SeekDroid is another very useful app with remote lock/wipe and the ability to hide itself once installed. You can also track the device by remotely turning on the gps (if available) to locate it.

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    Thanks, Spider. But I thought that unless we root this thing (SYTABEX7-2) and jump through the hoops to try to get the market working, we're restricted to SlideMe? Will the Amazon Mkt. install with no hoops? Bear with me, I'm new ;).
     
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    Thanks, Spider, I'll check both out. Not sure why there's so much posted here about doing all kinds of things to try to get Android Mkt. working on these if it's that simple ;). Amazon Appstore has a ton of stuff. It's SlideMe that seems very weak, plus I'm not as trusting of it as I am of Amazon ;).
     

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