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#1 ed ed

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Posted 20 February 2012 - 05:30 PM

Just wondering.
Since tablets connect to the internet for e-mail, browsing, etc. Are they subject to virus, Mal-ware, etc., attacks like computers?
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Posted 20 February 2012 - 07:28 PM

They could be. But at the moment Android and iOS virus's are rare.

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#3 Stanley P. Miller

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Posted 20 February 2012 - 10:48 PM

The tablet OS writers are working to keep them secure.

http://www.theregist...ple_gatekeeper/

http://www.geeky-gad...ket-03-02-2012/

http://www.devshed.c...-Markets-80628/

I don't follow Windows but I'd expect the same from Microsoft.

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Posted 26 February 2012 - 04:27 PM

Just FYI just in case you're looking for an anti virus, I use Lookout on both our android tablets.

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Posted 27 March 2012 - 05:02 PM

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Posted 05 April 2012 - 07:14 PM

Tablet OS are little different than normal computers, rarely it can be affected by virus or spams.


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