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AT&T to force Antivirus on all google phones

Discussion in 'Mobile Phones / Entertainment' started by Sam Posten, Nov 7, 2013.

  1. Sam Posten

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    While this isn't a "non-story"...

    At least it is Lookout. My phone has the option to completely unload Lookout for something else...as long as that something else is already loaded.
     
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    Your title is a little misleading, Sam. From the article:

    "We've reached out to Lookout for details on whether the app will be removable on AT&T hardware once the deal takes effect."

    So, it is unknown yet if anti-virus is being "forced" on all Android phones by AT&T.

    FWIW, I do run AVG on my Droid Razr.
     
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    I would totally run an anti-virus program on my Android phone... IF I LIVED IN CHINA.
     
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    AVG doesn't really impact the phone's performance. It scans new applications and updates as they are installed. Better safe than sorry, IMO. AVG is free, btw.
     

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