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Lisa Fulkerson asked these questions with regard to my blog Which Type of Mobile Device is More Secure – iOS or Android:
What if you use your phone and computer together? And the cell phone is the computer’s modem? Is there a way to protect both while info is exchanged?
Interesting questions, Lisa. I gather you are tethering your cell phone to your laptop via a USB cable and using the phone’s 3G or 4G network access to get Internet connectivity for your laptop. As long as you have anti-malware software running on both cell phone and laptop, you will be fine. Any malware picked up on the phone or laptop should be taken care of by their respective security software, and no malware will be exchanged between the two devices.
Thanks for asking.
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