Android Phones - millions infected with bug

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  1. Robert Clark

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    I was going to say that (being and iPhone owner) but one smart arse is enough
     
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    All phones get infected frequently, whether that's Android or Apple, updates clear them. Other solution is to download Avast or similar to protect your phone in the first place. :)
     
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    I dont care. The only people who contact me are malware companies, and it's nice to chat with someone.........:(
     
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    Have you ever thought about joining Jehovas Witnesse's

    Little bit if walking
    Little bit of talking
    And that nice leather briefcase too
     
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    more gloom and doom from the bbc as if the tennis wasn't enough :LOL:
     
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    I did apply.........But they didnt like my 'Gott Mit Uns' belt buckle for some reason. :(
     
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    Their loss

    How about
    maybe it was because you were wairing your belt round your turban?

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    In fact, they were not impressed with my interview suit. :(

    (Some parts of the picture have been obscured to protect those easily troubled by symbols not containing red flags and hammers/sickle's).....:)

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    Whatever happened to freedom of speech?
     
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    Reading the item it says it affects older operating systems than both my devices run - and I don't live in China where it seems most prevalent. But it is a useful reminder of the vulnerabilities of electronic devices.
     
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    Exact. My point entirely. (y)
     
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    We let people take it away from us
    Just a little bit
    Every day
     
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    Or for the last 43 years?

    Pete
     
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    Really, I never heard of an iPhone getting infected with bug or malware.
     
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    Just to cheer your day....
    Thousands of cheap Chinese tablets have been sold (are still being sold by reputable retailers :eek:) infected with a delay activated Trojan embedded in the system firmware (n). Called Cloudsota. Mainly affects tablets with the Allwinner processor - but not exclusively.
    http://www.cmcm.com/blog/en/security/2015-11-09/842.html
    How do I know :rolleyes:, yup friend of mine, her grandkids's xGody tablet has just been taken over :mad:.
     
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    My mate works in that field and the hubby works in a wider, but similar area. That's why you shld always get an antivirus prog whichever platform you use.
     
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