My phone has been sending the following message automatically about once a week since I bought it 1 year ago. As far as I see, there is no scheduled time for sending this message and the message context always has been the same. Also, it seems that the recipient is invalid, since I got "(no recipient)" every time it's sent.

Is it a virus? How do I remove it?

sms screenshot

  • It does seem like spam. Google has a lot of results for domains registered to houslistacz@gmail.com so it's possible it's related to a botnet or something. Did you buy the phone used? Have you tried a factory reset? – Matthew Read Mar 26 '15 at 21:48
  • @MatthewRead I am the first owner of it and I bought it about one year ago.I haven't tried a factory reset yet but I am going to . – Dalin Mar 26 '15 at 21:54
  • I've just reset the phone but immediately the message has been sent again.I have just found out I can block "unknown messages" in spam messages section on the phone.But how can I do it without sending the first message. – Dalin Mar 26 '15 at 22:27
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    @Andrew T. I am mostly connected to the internet via WiFi and yes I almost always use the same connection. – Dalin Mar 27 '15 at 11:57
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    @AndrewT. The first message was sent 12 hours ago just after I had reset the phone and then again almost exactly 12 hours later the message was sent . I suspect I have installed a spy program indeliberately because whenever I take pictures, the message is sent in 12 hours otherwise it could take long but interesting thing even though I reset the phone, I have reset twice, the message is sent immediately after the phone turns on. – Dalin Mar 27 '15 at 12:11

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