Do I need anti malware on my phone?

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by Dave7, 12 Jan 2019.

  1. Dave7

    Dave7 Guru

    Its a Samsung Galaxy.
    Every now and then I get the message "turn on anti malware to protect........".
    It seems genuine but if its needed why isnt it automatically on as a factory setting?
    Any ideas ?
  2. meta lon

    meta lon Guru

    No, its android,just dont open spam email links.

    some will no doubt think yes but i just have it on the lappy
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  3. Globalti

    Globalti Legendary Member

    I've had a Galaxy for about 5 years now and never had malware. The only problem I've had was when I must have accidentally opened and joined a wrestling website and it deducted a subscription from my phone bill. My company's phone supplier sorted that out for me.
    Dave7 likes this.
  4. Cycleops

    Cycleops Guru

    Accra, Ghana
    Don't be tempted till open it. Never had any security issues on Android.
    Dave7 likes this.
  5. postman

    postman Legendary Member

    Meanwood ,Leeds

    I admire you.I would have eaten it in the first ten mins.And they are easy to open.
    DCBassman, tyred, classic33 and 2 others like this.
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