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Re: antivirus

hahahaha....

 

"it's a virus!!!!!!"

 

No, it's not.

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Re: antivirus

Hi,

I have Norton 360 premier installed in my laptop and decided to plug my BB and search for virus. It did find 1 virus and fixed.

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Re: antivirus

Yea, and I'd really like to know what virus it thought it found... there is no virus ever designed for BlackBerry.

Trust me, you would have read it in the newspaper.

 

Additionally, your Norton app can't read the device memory of the BlackBerry. Perhaps you found something on the media card? What?

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Re: antivirus

I get the whole blackberry immune to virus thing but what about the android apps that will be downloaded on bb10 devices. Doesn't it leave one's device @ risk?
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Re: antivirus

There is a check done by BlackBerry when they are installed.

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Re: antivirus

And if a threat is found, does the blackberry get rid of it?
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Re: antivirus

I'm sure it notifies you. I've installed many android apps and never seen it say anything other than "This app is not known to contain malware. It's BlackBerry Guardian and Trend Micro.

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