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    Hi new to the land of iPad

    Would love some advice regarding security on here. I recently set up Skype so I can use it. I now getting urgent messages from them regarding my security network is down. Can someone please advise me on what I need to do. Do I need to Purchase norton or one of those. Or is there a safe secure security on here already.

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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    The iPad itself doesn't need any virus protection or such but you should have security on your wireless connection and for any PC's you own.
    I've moved your thread to our Help Section where you will receive a better response.

    The IPad Forum is a community of members from all walks of life and from all over the world coming together to share our experiences and to help each other learn about this wonderful piece of technology the Ipad. There is a wealth of information already here in the many threads we have so doing some searches will answer most of the questions you have. If then you cannot find the answer you are seeking then by all means post your question. There are many friendly and informed members here only too willing to help you.

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    How are you receiving these security warnings?

    Be wary of any security popups you encounter when browsing websites. These are usually scams designed to get you to install exactly the kinds of software they are warning you about.

    No real danger seeing them on the iPad, but if you see them on the computer be careful of what you click. Best just to close the page/browse without clicking anything at all. Never, never, never say yes to any prompts about installing software or giving permissions. The proper name for this attack, btw, is scare ware. They scare you into installing it.


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