Mobile devices = Hackers next frontier

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  1. Human_Droid

    Human_Droid Member

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    Who is in charge of keeping things safe for us? Google & Android? Our carriers? Motorola? Samsung?
     
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    You, for not downloading anything that you don't trust.
     
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    "Hackers" are only effective when the person who has been "hacked" is not vigilant. Remember those warnings when you downloaded that istealurpersonalinfo.exe turns out it means something.

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    Common sense should be the one in charge. Nobody should expect other people to hold their hands, in my opinion.
     
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    This pretty much^^

    Google has taken action, back in the summer (I think) when a host of malicious apps were found, Google nuked them from the market/our phones.
     
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    And watch out for sites that advertise a paid app for free.
     
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    GetJar?
     
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    Maybe not, but "something for nothing" doesn't always pan out.