.. this is not cultural, it is technical
Most viruses are not possible on Linux/MacOS. Only trojans, and for all, they can only get to the files you can get to without any effort. Regarding Linux on the tablet, most early days tablets ran Linux. Then the "analysts" demanded Windows, and Steve Jobs finally got them to make it with their variant of Unix: iOS. But the tablets came from Linux and will most likely return here because of the rich applications you find here.
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