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  1. Hi @cloark, Seems like it's specific to Alcatel phones then. I would contact the phone manufacturer directly. Nathan
  2. Hi @BobJ, If you could send me an Apps Report, I can look further into this for you. To send an Apps Report with Malwarebytes for Android use the following instructions. 1.Open the Malwarebytes for Android app. 2.Tap the Menu icon. 3. Tap Your apps. 4. Tap three lines icon in upper right corner. 5. Tap Send to support Choose an email app to send Apps Report. Your email app will open with the Apps Report included. Send the Apps Report to create a ticket. PM me the email used and/or the ticket number assigned. Nathan
  3. Hi @phil170258, Let me start with saying I love the website and the books! I to have a traveling family, and we'll definitely have to get the book if we ever go to Bali. I'm not an expert on the field, but I have some amateur experience with helping on a friend's website. I was only able to reproduce this once, but there is definitely a redirect happening here as noted. As the hosting service suggested, it's probably due to code injection somewhere in the actual website code. With the frequency that these redirected websites are created and then deleted, detection is an ongo
  4. Hi @lpjlagrange, I checked, and the APK is perfectly safe. Nathan
  5. Hi @Lhezz, As long as you use the same Google account to install from Google Play, you'll retain your premium version. Thanks for reaching out, Nathan
  6. Hi @watcher, Thanks for bringing this to our attention. This issue has been resolved and will no longer be detected in future database versions. Thanks again, Nathan
  7. Hi @Desertlabrat, This is most likely a form of browser related ads. This is caused by the way most browsers handle redirections executed by javascript code. Most browsers don't do a great job of preventing these redirects, which also cause ad pop-ups. Advertising affiliates are aware of this, and exploit this weakness. Even if an advertising affiliate is shut down for using this exploit, they just come back with a different affiliate id and are right back at it. The best way to block these pop-ups are to try a different browsers, disable javascript, install a browser with ad b
  8. Hi @Macca86, Please see this thread: There is no risk, so you can either ignore or remove the file. Nathan
  9. Hi @Chernsha, Is the APK installed on your phone? Uninstalling will resolve any issues. It is a simple potentially unwanted riskware that can be used to send payments via SMS. However, it would need confirmation to due so, therefore the risk is low. Nathan
  10. Hey @superkootje, @Mindee, @Terrenay, @DorianWilliamson, @rikageli, & @BanoonaPengu, If any of you still have the app on your mobile devices, could you send me an Apps Report? That way I can get the exact version doing this. To send an Apps Report with Malwarebytes for Android use the following instructions. 1.Open the Malwarebytes for Android app. 2.Tap the Menu icon. 3. Tap Your apps. 4. Tap three lines icon in upper right corner. 5. Tap Send to support Choose an email app to send Apps Report. Your email app will open with the Apps Report inc
  11. Hi @eburgpaulie, If you send me an Apps Report I can look further into this. To send an Apps Report with Malwarebytes for Android use the following instructions. 1.Open the Malwarebytes for Android app. 2.Tap the Menu icon. 3. Tap Your apps. 4. Tap three lines icon in upper right corner. 5. Tap Send to support Choose an email app to send Apps Report. Your email app will open with the Apps Report included. Send the Apps Report to create a ticket. PM me the email used and/or the ticket number assigned. Nathan
  12. Hi @kjaxcd, The malware needs to be removed from the Device Administrators list before it can be uninstall. I recently wrote a blog about this particular infection: Mobile Menace Monday: Adware MobiDash gets stealthy Nathan
  13. Hi @Bikuisi, Have you tried restarting your phone? Most likely this is due to a malfunction with software/hardware and not related to malware. Nathan
  14. Hi @Liberty, You may have another piece of malware downloading/dropping this over and over again. I can look further into this if you send an Apps Report. To send an Apps Report with Malwarebytes for Android use the following instructions. 1.Open the Malwarebytes for Android app. 2.Tap the Menu icon. 3. Tap Your apps. 4. Tap three lines icon in upper right corner. 5. Tap Send to support Choose an email app to send Apps Report. Your email app will open with the Apps Report included. Send the Apps Report to create a ticket. PM me the email used
  15. Hi @henkka22, You are correct, if you root your device you can remove using ADB. However, this isn't something I personally recommend due to the potential damaging the device permanently aka "bricking" it. But hey, glad it all worked for you though! ? Nathan
  16. Hi @Gerano, That's great news! I'm glad this method worked for you! Nathan
  17. Hi @ParanoiaBoy, The main purpose of these pop-ups are to gather information like email address. As long as you didn't enter any info you are fine. It appears the site has already been removed. Nathan
  18. Hi @Mikeky5910, This may be preinstalled malware, which is becoming more of an issue -> Mobile Menace Monday: Preinstalled adware and sometimes worse Preinstalled malware cannot be removed, only disabled. Instructions to disable are in the blog post linked above. However, if you send an Apps Report I can see what exactly is being detected to verify the detection is correct. To send an Apps Report with Malwarebytes for Android use the following instructions. 1.Open the Malwarebytes for Android app. 2.Tap the Menu icon. 3. Tap Your apps. 4. Tap three l
  19. Hi @Gotanno, These types of ads are browser related. This is caused by the way most browsers handle redirections executed by javascript code. Most browsers don't do a great job of preventing these redirects, which also cause ad pop-ups. Advertising affiliates are aware of this, and exploit this weakness. Even if an advertising affiliate is shut down for using this exploit, they just come back with a different affiliate id and are right back at it. The best way to block these pop-ups are to try a different browsers, disable javascript, install a browser with ad blocking (like Op
  20. Hi @Question_asker, The notification is most likely stating that Chrome is clean via our Advance Anti-Ransomware scanner. Therefore, no cause for concern. Nathan
  21. Hi @MoFish, These types of ads are browser related. This is caused by the way most browsers handle redirections executed by javascript code. Most browsers don't do a great job of preventing these redirects, which also cause ad pop-ups. Advertising affiliates are aware of this, and exploit this weakness. Even if an advertising affiliate is shut down for using this exploit, they just come back with a different affiliate id and are right back at it. The best way to block these pop-ups are to try a different browsers, disable javascript, install a browser with ad blocking (like Ope
  22. Hi @NightFire, Would you be able to send me an Apps Report? To send an Apps Report with Malwarebytes for Android use the following instructions. 1.Open the Malwarebytes for Android app. 2.Tap the Menu icon. 3. Tap Your apps. 4. Tap three lines icon in upper right corner. 5. Tap Send to support Choose an email app to send Apps Report. Your email app will open with the Apps Report included. Send the Apps Report to create a ticket. PM me the email used and/or the ticket number assigned. I can then look further into this issue. Nathan
  23. Hi @MAXBAR1, I assume you are referring to this: https://www.welivesecurity.com/2018/06/18/new-telegram-abusing-android-rat/ We can assure you that we do indeed detect this new Android RAT. Nathan
  24. Hi @hezz73, It seems this is preinstalled malware, which is becoming more of an issue -> Mobile Menace Monday: Preinstalled adware and sometimes worse Preinstalled malware cannot be removed, only disabled. Instructions to disable are in the blog post linked above. Nathan
  25. Hi @MAM, Do you have the exact MD5 of the Google Play version? This is the one I found which is clean: https://www.virustotal.com/#/file/d8958efd9fb5535e308d51ce1c1113428d8c712f2c30bb056535b0bcad929ad6/detection Nathan
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