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Exclamation Beware - Probable fake "S5 Mini Lollipop ROM" at large

OP RGold55

23rd November 2014, 09:28 PM   |  #1  
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I was googling for some news on custom ROMs for our S5 Mini when I stumbled upon some sites that seem to be deploying a fake ROM.

If you google for "upgrade update galaxy s5 mini to 5.0 lollipop" you'll find some entries claiming that "I rewrite this tutorial from forum.xda-developers.com". Download links are provided, but the whole thing seems to be BS, just because:

- there is no reference to the "tutorial" cited, in the first place;

- whichever link I clicked at the menu ("home", "about us", etc) lead me to the very same page I landed at first;

- I changed the browser link from ".../samsung-galaxy-s5-mini-duos-6563.html" to "../samsung-galaxy-s6-mini-duos-6563.html" and I was taken to a page telling me how to... upgrade my "S6 Mini";

- as you may have guessed, changing the link to "...S19-mini-duos..." will also give a positive result, and the same goes with the Galaxy-XPTO97-mini-duos, of course.

So beware: downloading and installing those alleged "ROM upgrade files" could be a very dangerous project, to say the least. Take care.
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