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    I generally keep both my desktop as well as my mobile devices pretty clean. On those with Windows installed I run an anti-malware application, but on my mobile devices I rely on Android and Google to take care of any malicious software that might try and wiggle its way in. So far that's worked out pretty well -- in both environments. However, I'm not an average user. I'm a little more savvy and a little more understanding of infection vectors and how malware authors try to trick users into installing it. Part of that means I know some kinds of websites are "shady" and I'll run a higher ...

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    Not long ago I told you about my experiences with NFC one year after it became available on phones that I own. In that article I shared how I use NFC and how I don't, but I breezed over one part: making devices talk with each other using NFC. I did that on purpose. I still use NFC almost every day to buy stuff and, as long as the merchant has a terminal that supports it, NFC has always worked perfectly for me. What about those pesky device-to-device transfers that were supposed to revolutionize the way use our devices to talk to one another? Why didn't I cover that scenario? In short: ...

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