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Old 07-23-2010, 12:21 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Lightbulb Security Forum Needed

Ok, I think the time has come for a security section to be added to the forum as there are numerous new third party apps that have either exploited email addresses, added malicious code in the background to spy on users, etc. I'm always skeptical about FREE stuff. I for one have found a few apps that have tried to exploit email addresses. Perhaps some of these topics could or should go under the After Market section but I think there should be a section that plainly focuses on software that intentionally exploits users. Luckily the built in firewall and password to prevent app installation is of some help, but then again there are RIM apps that I'm not too sure about either. Those of course cannot be controlled by the OS's firewall, etc.

Anyway, regardless of my personal paranoia, I still think such a section would be appropriate for future discussions as these so called smartphones are getting just as vulnerable as a home PC.

Just my two cents....thanks.
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