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How do I check my Lumia 520 windows phone for viruses?

gpobernardo

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Jan 12, 2013
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Re: how do I check my Lumia 520 windows phone for viruses

Wanting to know if it has viruses

There is, right now, no way to check Windows Phones for viruses. The sand boxing technology in Windows Phones pretty much ensures that nothing "unwanted" or malicious runs without the consent of the owner. This includes saving files (including malware) into your phone memory. But even if malware gets saved in your phone, it will not run without your consent. At the same time, Microsoft screens all the apps that gets published in the store against malware and potentially harmful applications (at least this is what I have read not long ago).

What brought up the concern in you?:smile:
 

xandros9

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Nov 12, 2012
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Re: how do I check my Lumia 520 windows phone for viruses

search for other threads, virii have come up as a topic before and have been explained why it currently is unheard of.