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    Re: Android Virus

    I use Lookout. Pretty sweet av, backup, and phone finder app and its free.



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    Re: Android Virus

    Quote Originally Posted by bos View Post
    I use Lookout. Pretty sweet av, backup, and phone finder app and its free.
    ditto.



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    Re: Android Virus

    I use Antivirus Pro. Tried Lookout, and it was pretty good too. Didn't like how it only backed up contacts as that's already done for me. The phone finder was a nice touch though.


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    Re: Android Virus

    Is there a way to turn lookout off? Or just have it not appear in the top of my phone where it shows me notifications?



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    Re: Android Virus

    Quote Originally Posted by l2alphmacchio View Post
    Is there a way to turn lookout off? Or just have it not appear in the top of my phone where it shows me notifications?
    There is a status check box under the menu for it. You can turn off individual apps in it in there as well.



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    Re: Android Virus

    I'm pretty sure they said that this only appeared to impact apps from a non-market approved Chinese site. Seems highly unlikely you could "accidently" go there and get the virus but it is good to know that these things do exist. Since Android is getting so popular I imagine we'll see more of this stuff pop up.

    Anybody have an suggestions for anti-virus apps to stay away from? I figure I'll try out Lookout but I like to mess around with other options before I stick with one.



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