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Topic # 143778 26-Apr-2014 19:20
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  Reply # 1031784 26-Apr-2014 19:23
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You really don't need an antivirus app for Android.

Just don't install apps from places other than Google Play Store and you'll be fine.

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  Reply # 1031787 26-Apr-2014 19:24
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Common sense by the end user is the best!

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  Reply # 1031819 26-Apr-2014 21:35
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Or you believe the scaremongering sales adverts on The Rock for Trend Micro

Stating how easy it is for people to steal all your info and go so deep into Identity Theft you can't do a thing about it. So you need their software

I kid you not.. bad spelling in the marketing print and all:

 

Protects your Privacy on Facebook, Twitter and Google+

 

Identifies privacys settings that may leave your personal information publicly avaiable and vunerable to identity theft

 

Guards against Identity Theft

 

Detects spam emails containing phishing scams that can trick you into recaling private personal information

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  Reply # 1031837 26-Apr-2014 23:04
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It sounds like they might have opened a webpage and their browser now behaves different.

If that's the case go to application and clear cache clear data.

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  Reply # 1031838 26-Apr-2014 23:05
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joker97: It sounds like they might have opened a webpage and their browser now behaves different.

If that's the case go to application and clear cache clear data.


It does?



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  Reply # 1032432 28-Apr-2014 10:42
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That's interesting :) the reason I asked is because I recently had a scare where some of my photos had been edited. One of them had David hasslehoffs face pasted over the face of a family member. In properties the photo name came up as jpg April fools. At first I thought it may have been a joke but on quizzing all possible culprits it turns out no one had done it. In the end I realized it only showed up on Google + backup photos and not in my original albums stored on my tablet. It did get me wondering about security as I have always had mc afee on my desktop and though a tablet would be no different. I do a lot of web browsing and download size charts (clothing) and all sorts of data but I only get apps off playstore... Am I at risk?

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  Reply # 1032437 28-Apr-2014 10:54
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http://googleblog.blogspot.co.nz/2014/03/introducing-auto-awesome-photobombs.html?m=1

aha that was Googles 2014 prank for everyone On April fools


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  Reply # 1032511 28-Apr-2014 12:25
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Lol I figured as much. We decided it was probably a Google prank. Personally I'd much rather be bombed by Matthew McConaughey or Ellen degeneres.

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  Reply # 1032612 28-Apr-2014 15:08
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I'm using Avast on my Android phone and on my Android tablet.

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  Reply # 1032731 28-Apr-2014 18:18
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Im not using any at the moment and dont think you really need it unless you're using non google apps. But if you do use one: Avast or AVG

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  Reply # 1032734 28-Apr-2014 18:22
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Bahahahahahahaha I just about wet myself

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  Reply # 1032743 28-Apr-2014 18:31
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For the longest time AVG was a scam, all it did was scan the files on your device pretending to check for viruses. And for this they charged people.

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