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Can my cell phone get a virus?

I bought my first "smart phone" nearly two months ago. Since I'm now able to access the internet, does this mean there's a possibility of getting a virus?

Does it matter that it's an iPhone4? I'd heard that "macs" don't get viruses as easily as other computers, so is it the same for phones?


Asked by Renee3K at 6:29 PM on Apr. 4, 2011 in Technology

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Answers (5)
  • I don't know about iphones, but I know you can get viruses on an android phone. I also know for android phones there is an app (Lookout Mobile Security) that can scan your entire phone for viruses. I would check and see if there's something similar for iphones.

    Answer by wendythewriter at 7:09 PM on Apr. 4, 2011

  • IDK, but I was wondering the same thing I even wondered if the ps3 could get them as well?

    Answer by mommatabby at 6:31 PM on Apr. 4, 2011

  • Yes there are cell phone bugs and viruses that you can get from internet, or other phones..such as people texting you that have the virus.

    Answer by dolphingoddess at 6:32 PM on Apr. 4, 2011

  • I've wondered about this too. Bump.

    Answer by texasgurl33 at 6:32 PM on Apr. 4, 2011

  • Yes

    Answer by rkoloms at 6:14 AM on Apr. 5, 2011