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Offline suxen7

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virus or spyware
« on: April 22, 2013, 06:32:20 PM »
Do I need spyware or anti virus on my nexus7?  what are the best ones available if needed?



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Re: virus or spyware
« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2013, 02:19:07 AM »
I don't use anti virus on my nexus 7. I've had one since they came out and haven't had any problems. Just be cautious of what I download.

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Re: virus or spyware
« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2013, 06:15:07 AM »
I honestly don't feel threatened on my Android device as I am very careful about third party apps and don't download new apps from Google Play that do not have a large following and favorable comments.

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Re: virus or spyware
« Reply #3 on: April 23, 2013, 09:56:55 AM »
Be very careful when using open wifi and when downloading apps with no mass following and good feedback. Read the persmissions.

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Re: virus or spyware
« Reply #4 on: April 23, 2013, 01:03:59 PM »
Welcome to the forums.  I agree with all the previsions responders, but for a different reason.  I don't keep any sensitive data on my N7.  If I should get a virus, it would be easy enough to do a factory reset and reinstall my apps.

I do use anti-virus on my pocket computer.  It's probably not necessary, but it gives me some peace of mind.  Kind of like using a seat belt.
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