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I've heard that if a website or an app appears in a weird way, it means that your device might have been hacked. I have Android 8.1 Oreo, and below is the Amazon Shopping app showing 'null' after the product price.

What is the cause? Is my device hacked or infected with malware?

  • Looks more like an issue displaying the price...on Amazon's end. – user202027 Mar 26 at 13:41
  • It's working fine on website. Only on app I'm having this issue – Stewart Gilligan Griffin Mar 26 at 14:04
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Seems like an issue on Amazon's side, I would guess that the app was coded to add a currency symbol like $ or € to the end of the price tag. Since the currency currently used is on the beginning not the end, seems like the app is also searching for something to add to the end, but adds an unset variable instead causing it to display "null". That is my theory tho. On the other side if you are worried about getting malware, use a scanner to scan for malicious apps. But it is unlikely that you got Malware if you haven't downloaded any shady apps from outside sources or sometimes Play Store. There is no known way of bad people simply getting into your phone without running malicious code first, either packed in a "shady" app or using an exploit of another app...

  • Can a link that doesn't ask for credentials be a phishing link? I was sent a link by one of my friends. It didn't ask for my email and all. But it was a weird side. It wasn't legit I sure. It was something like a contest asking me to roll a wheel to stand a chance to win an iPhone. – Stewart Gilligan Griffin Mar 27 at 10:10

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