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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Yoursin, Nov 25, 2017.

  1. Yoursin

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    Help virus detector found IRS ads vungle virus. Its in 4 of my games, is there anyway to get rid of them without deleting my games?
     

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    Have you been loading your games from the google play store/amazon or from somewhere else?

    (if the answer is somewhere else.. don't tell us where)
     
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    Delete the offending games and their attached Trojan malware should be gone. I presume your phone isn't rooted.
     
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    No, you have to delete the apps. I would advise not downloading anything else from wherever you got them from.
     
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    I believe the op is saying he had the games long before the virus contaged them..
     
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    That's a very safe bet indeed :D:D:D
    We have a 5000 post epic saga, trying to do exactly that.
     
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    I doubt that's true though. I've not heard of Android malware that infects other apps. In my experience either the app contains malware, or it contains code to download the payload later. Either way the app is malicious.
     
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    Which virus detector app did you use?
    Have you tried using a different anti-virus/anti-malware utility? They all have different strengths and weaknesses, with varying degrees of effectiveness.
     
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    No only through play store.
     
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    No it isn't. I'm rather new to cellphone usage I hate to say. I actually had to google rooted, I didn't know what it was. Thank you for your reply
     
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    Post the names of the 4 games with the virus so others don't download.
     
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