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RayRay26 posted a topic in Mobile Malware Removal Help & SupportThe night of the 17th, I was using the Facebook app while suddenly a download in progress icon appeared in the status bar. I pulled down the notifications screen just in time to catch a glimpse of the word "attackers" followed by a bunch of symbols like $ before it disappeared. I could not find anything in the downloads folder list, ESET premium that was monitoring my phone and all downloads hadn't even detected it, and I tried in vain to search online using only the selected phrases I had managed to glimpse. Then by sheer luck, today, I managed to find a thread on this problem with the full details. The message had been "attackers on <b>%1$s</b> might atte..." with a download in progress while using Facebook app. Which I assume is completed as "might attempt to steal your information" or something. I tried using this phrase to search about it on Google, and while nothing specific to this problem came up, a list of generic information results on various types of network attacks, DDos, man in the middle and zero day attacks came up, which has me really worried. I am still using the phone as is, I really don't know much about technology related things. Please advise me what I should do now, if I should just turn off the phone or something. The person in the other thread said he had reset his phone and the problem had reappeared when he had signed into Facebook again, so now I'm not sure if a simple factory reset will help and I will probably need to install a custom ROM or something. I'm using Android 7.0 in a Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime. I got a software update to Oreo just an hour earlier and I wonder if updating the software will help remove whatever malware/spyware/hacking application got installed. Please help, I am logged into all my accounts through this phone and it's already been like 4 days since the message first appeared damage control is needed. Thank you very much. If you know anything, anything, please let me know it's very urgent.
Hello all, Recently I was being monitored in my PC and some e-mail accounts were hacked. Then I did a hard reset on all my devices and start to take care regarding security on internet. Now I am using Malwarebytes Premium and Kaspersky Full Protection together in my PC since two weeks ago. Yesterday when I start my PC, the Malwarebytes sent me a message that I am not full protected, due to web protection is not activated. I am trying to active this function on Malwarebytes but is not possible, it is showing a message: "activing" but it never starts to really active. I do not know if it has a correlation, but the same day, my Kaspersky show me on blocked modules itens "qt5winextras.dll". This file is located on Malwarebytes folder. Additional information: I have installed JRT and executed it some times. Asks: 1 - What is "qt5winextras.dll" on Malwarebytes folder? Is it really trusted file? 2 - How can I make sure that I am not being monitored or hacking again? 3 - How can I discover if in my PC has a keylloger collecting my data?
What about today's news that the NSA is hacking our Windows 10 operating systems. Should we be concerned? Is Malwarebytes on top of this. I use VPNs, TOR, etc. Is that sufficient to thwart the government's efforts to spy on me? LEAKED NSA MALWARE THREATENS WINDOWS USERS AROUND THE WORLD https://theintercept.com/2017/04/14/leaked-nsa-malware-threatens-windows-users-around-the-world/ Hacked NSA tools put Windows users at possible risk https://www.cnet.com/news/hacked-nsa-tools-put-windows-users-at-possible-risk/ NSA's arsenal of Windows hacking tools have leaked http://www.zdnet.com/article/shadow-brokers-latest-file-drop-shows-nsa-targeted-windows-pcs-banks/ #TheShadowBrokers