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This is just like Linux. Only download from known and trusted repositories. The same can be said of jail-broken iPhones.
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"but it "can successfully evade the detection of all tested (leading) mobile anti-virus software. "

You know something is wrong when mobile anti-virus software even exists.
/troll
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/troll
lol, *sigh

Just because you don't agree with what I said doesn't make me a troll. I'm pretty sure even the most ardent Android fanboys can agree that having mobile anti-virus apps sucks. I mean, they're obviously there for a reason. That's a sad state of affairs as far as I'm concerned.
 
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lol, *sigh

Just because you don't agree with what I said doesn't make me a troll. I'm pretty sure even the most ardent Android fanboys can agree that having mobile anti-virus apps sucks. I mean, they're obviously there for a reason. That's a sad state of affairs as far as I'm concerned.
No i agree with you, but change the record
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Is lookout anti virus safe?
Yep I can vouch for lookout, I use that app to backup my contacts when flashing roms.
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post #26 of 43
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GingerMaster is actually a variant of DroidKungFu, a piece of malware found in May. The original version, found hiding in unauthorized apps in the Chinese app market, had the same functionality as GingerMaster but only took advantage of earlier versions of Android's operating system
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found hiding in unauthorized apps in the Chinese app market
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unauthorized apps, Chinese app market
1)dont use chinese app market.
2)dont download unauthorized apps.

moral: DONT BE STUPID.

i rest my case.
    
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Amateur Android users.... disappoint, I am.

Sent from my beyond kickass DROIDX
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post #28 of 43
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Amateur Android users.... disappoint, I am.

Sent from my beyond kickass DROIDX
there will be plenty more amateur android users as it gains more popularity.
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post #29 of 43
Lucky I have 2.3.5
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2.3.4 here. I don't know if that'll make the difference...
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