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Dear Malwarebytes, I would like to ask about the "Device Administrator" option in Malwarebytes for Android app. I understand that this option exists mainly in order to prevent MB being uninstalled by malware and to assist the user during ransomware attack. My question is, does this option also affect the Malwarebytes ability to scan the apps installed in the system root partition? That is, is there a possibility that if the user does not grant the Device Administrator privileges then MB won't have enough permissions to scan the content of the system partition, and malware that insta
I had this happen on my droid when i was first setting it up a year or so ago. I was downloading an app, and boom, i get a pop-up message that my device has been blocked for safety reasons, then a ransomware note, then i'm being told that my device was being used to view pornography. I was able then to find the application (named Badger) and disable it. This time around, I cannot seem to find the application needing to be disabled, so i went the suggested route of going through the device administrator pathway and only have 3 options there: 1) Motorola Device Policy, 2) Local Wipe Polic