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Hey Would it be impossible for a brand new 'bone' stock Android phone to be infected with malicious software from Scareware or Prize pop-ups? I have seen about five of them since getting the phone and setting it up - most were spoofing Google, saying my device was infected. The most recent was spoofing Amazon saying I won $1,000. I had been using Chrome only while accessing the internet on my home wifi network while signed into my Google account, and shutting down the phone after the Google spoofs occurred. On the most recent last pop up that was spoofing Amazon, I answered the thr
I was Dailymotion on my Android phone and I was trying to watch a video but Firefox wouldn't load the video so I opened it in the Lucid Browser and soon as I tried to play the video my browser was hijacked and it was acting like it was downloading something and tried to force/trick me into installing a couple of apps from Google Play. Because of this I have less trust in Dailymotion now. So was this a fluke or is Dailymotion known for having malware?
I have some sort of malware that does two things when I use Google Chrome browser or IE: 1) pops up fake security risk box and tells you to call a number to fix it and also pops open a fake chat with a "Microsoft Partner"; 2) Puts fake coupons all over and covering my screen. I've attached a picture of what it looks like as well as the Farbar FRST logs. Thank you in advance for any help. FRST.txt Addition.txt