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Old 06-13-2010, 11:08 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Now I already know how secure BB's are when it comes to viruses and all, but I was wondering since I do download a lot of stuff daily to be transferred to my laptop, would doing a scan of my phone increase my level of security? Also, is it safe to scan my phone using the software in my laptop (malware, virus, optimizing, etc), or could I be doing my phone harm to its OS?
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Old 06-13-2010, 11:31 AM   #2 (permalink)
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You can scan it with AVG on plugin if the device is in mass storage mode.
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I actually have McAfee for virus, Adaware for spyware, Malware anti-malware for malware, and Advance System Care for optimizing. But will using them cause any damage to my phone, since if anything in it is found, it gets deleted?
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It won't actually scan the phone, only the files on the microSD card.
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Ok, thanks. Just one more thing. Would doing so actually benefit anything, or just my peace of mind?
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Probably piece of mind and waste of money, since there re no known BB viruses, yet anyway
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Thanks.
I've been pretty much secure in that fact, but was just something I thought of this morning while doing my weekly maintenance on my laptop. Also the top reason I'm happy I came to BB.
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