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cswaney0417
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internet security

Do I need internet security on my playbook? If so what company covers blackberry?

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JSanders
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Re: internet security

No, you don't, as far as virus protection, etc., since there are no known virii to have infected to BlackBerry products.

You won't find (as with Win PC products) sites with malware, etc., to infect the PlayBook.

 




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cswaney0417
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Re: internet security

even tho the kids are getting online, utube etc?

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Re: internet security

I don't know about utube, but "Youtube.com" is safe as far as virus and malware.

 

If you're worried about them viewing inappropriate videos, etc., I'd encourage you to exercise your parental guidance and advice as you need necessary.

 

 




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Re: internet security

ALSO, You have your mobile phone number listed as your "My Mobile Provider" or carrier. Putting your phone number out on the internet on these public forums for the world to see, is not wise. To change that, at the top of this page click on My Settings > Personal Profile > Personal Information, and in the entry block for "Carrier" type the name of your mobile provider.




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I'm rockin the BlackBerry Z30, Z10, Q10, BlackBerry Mini Stereo Speaker, 64 gig PlayBook, BlackBerry Wireless Headset HS-700

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Re: internet security

I have posted my views on parental control before here

http://supportforums.blackberry.com/t5/BlackBerry-PlayBook/Playbook-experience-and-children/m-p/2012...

 




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Re: internet security

thanks, I don't care what they watch, just don't want virius

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cswaney0417
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Re: internet security

oh, interesting. I don't have a mobile phone and don't know where that number came from...guess I should remove it anyway!

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