if surfing the web on the pc can risk spyware,virus, hijacks etc can the same happen to surfing on a smartphone.one store tells me no another says there may be an app somewhere to protect the phone but did not think there was a risk.what has a smartphone got that protects it that a pc does not have.
but needs to be switched on - as its normal setting is off
seththanks i will have to get the shop to set that up for me.decided to gofor the htc desire after a yoyo between that and the galaxy S
the store said its all automatic nothing to do how do i check this on the htc desire?does anyone use the matrix dots to enter a secure touch line or just use on/off button?going to have a good play around once the phone is live connected, so stand by. this old dinosaur is bound to get stuck on silly bits here and there never had a smartphone before.
Options. Security options. Firewall. Status=disabled. Click to enable.
no firewall option that i can find, spent all evening playing around
you'll need to install a third-party application like SMobile Security Shield click here for details. It will run on your new phone, just make sure you go for the Android-compatible version.
FE thanks for the link.
Does anyone have antivirus etc software on their smartphone? Does it slow your phone down?If I access internet on phone using wifi through home modem router only (as on pay as you go) would I still need a firewall etc on the phone?Many thanks
norton are doing a free smartphone 90 day beta but i have not tried it.
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