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25th February 2014, 05:23 PM |#1  
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Wasn't aware phones needed anti virus?!

I'm getting prompts to register McAfee which is pre-installed, i'm guessing it's not free?

Do you have anti virus on your phone? And what's the best one? Non-instrusive and free preferably.

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25th February 2014, 05:26 PM |#2  
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I tried Kaspersky on my previous Motorola. Complete crap. Never got a refund...

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25th February 2014, 05:46 PM |#3  
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Originally Posted by rubez

Wasn't aware phones needed anti virus?!

I'm getting prompts to register McAfee which is pre-installed, i'm guessing it's not free?

Do you have anti virus on your phone? And what's the best one? Non-instrusive and free preferably.

Cheers.

McAfee is now free (they made a big announcement this week)

Up until this point I used AVG which I never had issues with.
But this week I installed McAfee and removed AVG.

I will give it a go.. so far I don't notice any issues with McAfee (except for a very irritating wifi popup that kept happening.. I am careful about my WiFi connections so am happy enough turning that feature off
25th February 2014, 07:29 PM |#4  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by rubez

Wasn't aware phones needed anti virus?!

I'm getting prompts to register McAfee which is pre-installed, i'm guessing it's not free?

Do you have anti virus on your phone? And what's the best one? Non-instrusive and free preferably.

Cheers.

Anti virus is not needed for Phone.Its make the phone slow
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26th February 2014, 02:19 AM |#5  
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I would recommend avast though... And yeah anti virus is not really that needed in a phone but apps like avast has security features to protect your phone like firewall, anti theft, controlling app permission etc which come in handy at times.
26th February 2014, 10:41 AM |#6  
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Fortunately McAfee can be uninstalled w/o any problems - unlike other bloatware...
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