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I have had a couple of requests concerning security software for a Smart Phones, so I will share. I have not really decided if it is necessary to have Security software other than what comes with your phone, but you can see the two links I found and make that decision for yourself. For Android Phones and For Iphone.

Here is a table with some of the programs or applications that you can update without worry:

Program/Application Description Notes
Java Updates Java is used for applications that need Java. You should keep it updated or turn it off completely. If any check boxes are in the install process, I suggest you don't add any software other then the Java Update.
Microsoft Operating System Updates The Operating System is key to your Computer. You should keep it updated, helps keep malware away.
Flash Updates This is for Video and streaming. It is OK to update, but will go away someday.If any check boxes are in the install process, I suggest you don't add any software other then the Flash Update.
Adobe Reader Updates For viewing .PDF formated files. Necessary if you want to view this file format.If any check boxes are in the install process, I suggest you don't add any software other then the Adobe Reader Update.
Your Anti-Virus Software This allows you to remove Virus software. To keep your computer working well, I suggest you scan at least once a week.
Your Anti-Malware/Addware Software Programs like Malwarebytes, or Superantispyware work well for this. To keep your computer working well, I suggest you scan at least once a week.

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