Sounds like you've either got a virus or adware. If it's showing up in your notification window, press and hold on it until the App Info button pops up. Click it and it will tell you what app is producing it.
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Originally Posted by Tikatoo
This is driving me absolutely nuts. This thing pops up every 3 minutes and does a "scan".
I have no idea where it came from or how to get rid of it. Any help will be appreciated!
Seems to be a new kind of aggessive advertising or even malware, and it might be caused by a recently installed or updateted app on your phone.
First step should be to install and run some push ad network detectors.
This thread's first post by Hadron could help you ... Push Advertising
If you don't get a result with the detectors then there might be a slight chance to catch the culprit app that caused that new kind of pop up ad if you'd use the ADB tool on your PC, running a logcat with USB debugging on your phone.
Wait until the ad pops up.
Run "adb logcat" on PC, then start the ad on your phone's screen.
Now on logcat you'd see the activity which has thrown the ad ... and activity should give away the name of the culprit app.
Note, I've not any experience with the ADB ( Android Debug Bridge ) tool on PC ... maybe someone could chirp in who knows about the usage of the ADB tool.
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Last edited by Harry2; September 26th, 2013 at 12:26 PM.
Try to go in and clear your cache and your cookie history, then reboot the phone. That might help. It got rid of a rogue porno pop-up that I had been getting a couple of weeks ago.I haven't seen it since. I have also since installed an ad blocker (adfree) and an anti virus app.(I am rooted).
I would say look to your recently installed apps and uninstall a few. I've had that happen when I tried a couple of 'free' .mp3 download apps. It's been a while but I think I even had some similar stuff happen whenever I used anything "GO". Like Go Launcher, Go SMS, etc.
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