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  1. I think that peel has an open port for persons to exploit and infect devices and in this case may be using it or the update was either altered by someone or it was intentional. whether it is by peel is unknown, but when peel was originally bundled with Samsung products for their ir capacity, it was ad free, then it got worse with every update. this problem came to me after I updated everything via the play store. peel was on my phone from Samsung but is appears that it could either update via Samsung or the play store. things I did notice was that if I put my phone in airport mode, it would st
  2. also, the peel I disabled was the one that came as pre-instlaled bloatware on the phone, it cannot be deleted and may be being exploited by another party. things to look for are running services, background data use... etc... also, check the activity log, if a virus or malware executes an external activity, like a push or system level even, it will show up unless the virus is set to delete the logs.
  3. not sure exactly, I got rid of it for now, but it may come back, peel may not be the only one. ES file manager, pulled from the play store, was doing similar stuff with click fraud ware. the other thing I found is that the malware relies on a default browser to be set, background data, and wifi when data is restricted. also, chrome cannot be deleted and in fact, when you delete the data, it keeps relaunching from a forced quit state. I plan on just buying a new phone and suing go daddy for the expense of that and lost time. go daddy is hosting these sites while hiding
  4. I had the same problem and tried everything. it got so bad with attacks happening every few minutes and interfering with the phone use, which is illegal, not just annoying. antivirus and malware apps found nothing. then I started just deleting apps.. and even that did not work. until I tried the appwatch app and then by an error it showed me the culprit. it is Peel remote, the IR remote control app that comes from Samsung that you cannot delete without rooting, you can only disable. what happened was that appwatch showed me that the browser chrome was the culprit, but when I clicked on the inf
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