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Support Phone downloaded "ASWT.apk" without me asking - Malware?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by scissorkicks, Jan 18, 2013.

  1. scissorkicks

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    Hi all,

    Just got my (Three, UK) S3 back from repair after it suffered "Sudden Death" on Xmas day. I've got it all set back up pretty much the way it was, but this morning I noticed it had downloaded a file called "ASWT.apk" - the icon for the file has a picture of a woman's torso, and her hands holding a sign that says "Unlimited Videos".

    I didn't ask it to download it, and didn't install the APK (naturally). I did have the phone set to install non-Market apps as I'm using the Swiftkey Flow beta - but naturally I've turned that off now.

    The last app I'd installed was Gunslugs by Orange Pixel, who are a relatively reputable developer. I uninstalled that, installed Zoner, and ran a scan - and it didn't find any problems.

    Anyone else been having similar issues? Should I be worried?
     

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    Whatever he said.
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    My phone has done this, i just assumed it was being pushed to me from the websites i was visiting which coincidentally also showed a lot of womens 'torso's' :p
     
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    Lots of adult websites download these install files.... Make sure in settings/security install apps from unknown sources is turned off.
     
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    Hmm... I'm no prude, but I've certainly not used my phone to view any adult sites.
     
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