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Malware from the Android Market

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by misterjohn, Jan 7, 2012.

  1. misterjohn

    misterjohn New Member
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    I seem to have picked up malware from the Android Market.

    Now periodically (two or three times a day at least) a company called prizes2win takes over my browser and makes a spurious offer of a free iPhone. On further investigation, this appears to be a
     

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  2. Mr. Lucky

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  3. RyanB

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    Done just rate it poorly though, be sure to include WHY in the comments (in addition to the standard fare of phone hardware and OS version). I would also email the Dev, so it's on his/her radar.
     
  4. Harry2

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  5. trixebell

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    Hi Mr John my I ask if you have tunee music app on your phone
    I have the app and the adds are coming from it I nearly got caught today you've won an IPhone 4 but this was
     
  6. UssjTrunks

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    This doesn't sound like AirPush as the ad targets his browser, not his notification bar.
     
  7. Harry2

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