Can the ps4 get viruses

Fast awkward question. Can Ps4's get virprovides from using the internet web browser on questionable websites?
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Hey guys. So I came earlier from a club meeting at my college to find my roommate watching porn hub on my PS4...awkward right

Can the PS4 gain virsupplies from websites? Or is it safe prefer utilizing your phone on such websites?

My PS4 is fine and also I haven't noticed anything wrong via it. I'm just slightly came to and curious now.

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Edit: ohh and also prior to anyone asks he told me he wasn't doing anything dirty. He just wanted to see if it was possible to watch porn on the PS4...


Can they? Yes.

Will they? Unmost likely. The PS4 uses a tradition operating mechanism, so the virprovides would should be specifically tailored for the firmware.


Smart move by them, eexceptionally teenage ps4 owner will prosper up via Pornhub earning a one-of-a-kind place in their heart


short answer: No.

Long answer: possibly but no one will certainly develop a internet browser exploit to infect your machine, its meaningless and tright here are much better options of making use of this make use of. why would someone need an exploit? great question and also thats bereason the ps4 doens't run any code that isn't signed by sony, so you require an make use of (code bug/s) to modify the system to enable any code to be executed.

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I'd not problem about it.

world won't bother via making viroffers for ps4 or xbone for the very same factor world don't make them for mac computers,

why make a virus for these device that have actually a couple of million units in visibility as soon as PC's have thousands of countless systems.


Although orfogw has currently offered a good response. I believed I would certainly just describe a tiny around what a virus is so it helps you I every day life and not simply over your PS4.

A virus is a program, a regimen is a bundle of code that we usage to carry out points such as surf the Net, paint, make documents. On Windows they are commonly bundled right into a paper form referred to as exe, simply like images are jpg and music is mp3. Firefox.exe and also Virus.exe are both programmes that YOU ask the device to open by clicking them. Firefox opens a Internet internet browser, and virus does many bad things behind the scenes you don't check out.

So TL:DR don't open .exe file kinds without discovering what they are. If you download a song illegally and it's a .exe do not open up it bereason a song can not be a .exe if you have actually downloaded yet not opened the.exe you are still safe. Only once you offer it permission to open up deserve to it end up being a hazard.

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Okay so .exe is a programme. So is Firefox.exe however I can't just download Firefox and also make it occupational on my Windows, Mac, iPhone, Android, Vita, PS4. The reason for that is the bundles of code inside the .exe are composed to accommoday Windows operating systems. For a PS4 Android Mac iPhone ect to get a virus someone needs to make a virus specifically targeting these gadgets. But also with that being possible these gadgets have defences to sheight us the user from doing points they carry out not want us doing such as copying games, by doing that they have actually put a lot tighter restrictions on the OS of PS4 ect. So from the suggest of watch of the perkid who made the virus, there are even more Windows computer systems global, and also it is by much the most basic to create a virus for, so why waste time and try to go for PS4?

I hope this helps and please share the indevelopment I have actually below. To many human being are obtaining virsupplies and blaming dodgy websites not realising that is them the user that is allowing these virprovides to open up.