Just wondering if any of you know the answer....and if they do, what do you do about it?
Yes they can! I would recommend downloading AVG antivirus from your app store. An everytime you turn your tablet on I would recommend opening and running the software.
If it's an iPad, no. Any of the others, yes.
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will not be those who cannot read and write,
but those who cannot learn, unlearn,
and relearn. ~Alvin Toffler
Dr Web Lite is better for Android. Check the iPad forums for your question though.
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Wow thank you so much everyone. I have the Pandigital Supernova and I didn't even think about it getting a virus until it dawned on me that, if a computer can get one, I suppose a tablet could too! I don't think it was mentioned in any of the tablet presentations though.
At this point and time you pretty much have to assume that anything can get malware. (Even Apple products.) It's always smartest to use protection and follow safe Internet practices when using any device connected to the Internet. If you don't, you're going to run into trouble at some point and time.
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