Do I need a firewall & anti virus for galaxy tablet

  broadrien4 16:16 06 Apr 2013

Hello I have just bought a galaxy tablet 7 inch need to know if I have to put anti virus & firewall on it just the same as my laptop.

Many thanks

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:33 06 Apr 2013
  Ian in Northampton 19:36 06 Apr 2013

I think what Fruit Bat /\0/\ meant was 'yes' :-) - and those are some apps you can (and probably should)install. While Android devices are theoretically less susceptible to malware and attack than PCs, they're becoming more so, because the sheer numbers of them are making them attractive as targets.

  john bunyan 20:35 06 Apr 2013

I bought a &" Samsung Galaxy for a grand daughter and got a Curry's deal on Norton Mobile Security.

  rdave13 21:02 06 Apr 2013

We have two same cheap tablets. I've put Avast on one of them and it doesn't seem to make any difference to the speed.

  broadrien4 12:58 07 Apr 2013

Thank you for your replies, I have put avg anti virus on and will look @ the site fruitbat said and choose a firewall. Thanks

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