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Need information on security foir a Tablet

by Surfingman / July 18, 2013 5:31 AM PDT

I recently purchased a Tablet with an android based operating system.I was wondering if you could tell me if there is an Antivirus Firewall combo that can be used with android? I am used to having my PC and Laptop secure and wanted to know if Tablet security is available. Thank you.

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Sure. It's in the store.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 18, 2013 5:36 AM PDT
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Tablet Security
by Surfingman / July 18, 2013 11:02 AM PDT

In answer to your question.The reason I wanted security on my tablet is because I will be checking e mail and want to have some kind of AV or Firewall looking out to make sure I am protected,I will use the tablet for surfing,e mail, Facebook.I would not do banking with it.So that is my reason why I think I need some security.I guess I:m used to a secure Desktop and Laptop.

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Just so you know.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 18, 2013 11:27 AM PDT
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Most of that security was trained into users of Windows. On Apple, Linux and now Android (which is Linux underneath) it's hard for Windows users to see this as not the same thing.

Besides if you read http://www.androidlost.com/ that's what I'd install as it does help with tablets too.

Keep in mind that physical security is still key as if I can connect to that tablets USB port and well, should be game over as to accessing what's there.
Bob

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