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"spy on your friends" notification - Malware

Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by cflange, Aug 21, 2011.

  1. cflange

    cflange Lurker
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    I received for the 2nd time a notification "Spy on your Friends" (Get the X-Ray scanner...), then touching anywhere in the notification field opens a browser and wants to install an non-Market application, which I have fortunately disabled.

    But I want to know why do I get this notification and where is it coming from?
     

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    sounds like a phone virus
     
  3. rosboy

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    Did you get this fixed? I have the same problem on a Galaxy S2. I've tried to install a couple of antivirus and malware scanners, but none of them have found anything out of place.
     
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    Sounds like something that concerns us all, so I've moved this here to the Android Lounge.
     
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    Have you tried the airpush detector from the market.

    Sounds like the airpush virus that some devs voluntarily put in their apps to put ads in your notification bar.
     
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