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Old 12-15-2005, 05:08 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Is it possible to get a virus on a Blackberry, if so, how do I go about detecting and removing it...?
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There is not one known virus for BlackBerry
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Old 12-15-2005, 07:31 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Is it possible to get a virus on a Blackberry, if so, how do I go about detecting and removing it...?
the answer to your question is YES, but very small chance of it...

in order to get a virus the virus has to be written for a Blackberry...

from what I've heard there are 1 or 2 out there but again its a very low risk

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the answer to your question is YES, but very small chance of it...

in order to get a virus the virus has to be written for a Blackberry...

from what I've heard there are 1 or 2 out there but again its a very low risk

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Old 12-15-2005, 07:53 AM   #5 (permalink)
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from what I've heard there are 1 or 2 out there but again its a very low risk
Really, I've never heard of any BB based viruses. Where did you hear about these?
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Old 12-15-2005, 07:58 AM   #6 (permalink)
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I got a virus once but turned out to only be a cold... On a serious note I havent heard of any viruses either
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Old 12-15-2005, 08:02 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Maybe that's what happened to your 7520. It got hit by a virus that doesn't exist and it was actually a cold!
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Not heard of any viruses, but I have heard of people having problems where when they turn on the device it trys to connect them to a ringtone site, turning off a setting in browser push seems to resolve that though!
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