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Random calls incoming

I am using Redmi note 7 (android: 9 PKQ1) I have run virus scans on my phone, but I am still having this problem: I keep getting random phone calls on my phone, but strangely there's nothing showing ...
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Does factory reset delete trojan/virus on Android

I installed an APK from a website accidently, then I runned it and nothing happened so I understood that APK is the not file I wanted to download, it is a virus. Then I scanned it on virustotal and it ...
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Can a virus/spyware install itself on a system partition remotely?

If I install malicious app accidentally can it copy itself onto the system partition? Or if a hacker gains access to my phone remotely can he install spyware onto the system partition? I have read ...
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How do I get rid of SmartSite (www.zlnav.com) tab on my Google Chrome?

Everytime I open up my Google Chrome browser, a tab SmartSite opens up by itself, which has the address www.zlnav.com, which I suspect is a phone virus/Trojan/adware. I have tried the following so far:...
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My android phone is often getting affected with virus

My problem : Hello friends. I use Asus zenfone go T500 android phone. My problem is, my phone often gets affected by some kind of virus which sometimes installs some chinese apps without my knowledge ...
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Possible Virus? Link at the bottom of some messages

My friend is getting this Chinese writing at the bottom of the odd sent text message, only on very few texts. It seems to be a link to a website something like 11.am. I have used AVG, Malwarebytes and ...
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Android viruses are infecting my phone [duplicate]

My phone has been infected with viruses for 6months now. At first it was just a virus in disguise called "settings", but then it spread to my browsers opening many different sites. I had to disable ...
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Virus automatically downloading on my phone [duplicate]

Some random apps are installing on my phone automatically. These apps don't show on the home page but they are shown on the settings/apps. There is a folder on my internal storage called "Ibingo" and ...
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Is it possible to scan an android phone using computer software? [duplicate]

My two year old oukitel K6000 pro just works on itself, apps open and I have to close them. I can not use certain letters when writing so I suspect it is a virus. The phone is at this point ...
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An Android phone on my network keeps connecting to a malicious site

My wifes phone keeps reaching out a malicious site (udmserve.net), and it is being blocked by my router's Trend Micro network scanner. I ran Trend Micro's virus scan, as well as Clean Masters, but ...
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Android viruses infected my phone (Tecno)

My phone has been infected with viruses for nearly a year. At first it was just a virus in disguise called 'settings', but then it spread to my Chrome, opening a site called 'aiboo.com' SmartSite. I ...
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Could someone have installed a ROM virus on my Xperia XA?

I posted this question over at XDA forum but I hope someone here may be able to help. I recently went on vacation and left my Xperia XA F3111 at home. Someone had access to it for over 2 weeks and ...
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What kind of applications use internet on the background? [duplicate]

Viewed the list of applications that use Wi-FI and came across what is shown on the image below. What it is? Virus? Instead of Google I use F-Droid. Root is there, but only Total Commander and ...
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Is it possible for a virus to be embedded in a image and can this image execute on Android Oreo by just opening the image?

I am aware that on Windows this is very much possible. But is it possible on Android (latest OS with all the security updates)? Can you install a virus/malware/spyware by just clicking on an image? ...
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How can I find out which app is randomly displaying fullscreen ads?

My mom's phone (a galaxy model) has developed the issue that randomly, ads will show during normal use which are not connected to the app being used. The ads occupy the entire screen and can be closed ...
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Dodgy App ripping me off?

I am suspicious about the following: My data usage tripled last month. I have found an app which I don't recognize. I have received multimedia messages from someone who denies sending any. Is it ...
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How do I stop my child installing apps via Google Play's web interface?

For various reasons (probably because I'm not a very good parent :-)) I've needed to use applock by Domobile Lab to prevent my 14 yo from putting viruses on my android phone from Google Play putting ...
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Virus alert in my android phone

A message that my phone is infected by virus is displayed and a button appears to deactivate it now.Its not my antivirus anyway. Sometimes a countdown also begins. what is all this? is it really a ...
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Your system is heavily damaged by Four virus! [duplicate]

I'm using Google Pixel XL / Android 8.1.0 w/ March 5, 2018 security patch level. Yet, I've got following pop-up on my screen: Per Play Protect - "Looks good" - No harmful apps found. I understand ...