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10th April 2014, 06:05 AM   |  #1  
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I just received this email from my wife (which her account seems hacked she's a iPhone user)

Linking me to a website that wants to download an app.

Name of apk
security.Update.Patch.apk

According to this http://www.techhive.com/article/2549...d_to_know.html

So be on the look out in your mail and not download anything or click on any links. Even from trusted emails.

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Good looking out bro[emoji6][emoji106]

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I think this is a ploy for you to install there software
10th April 2014, 07:41 PM   |  #4  
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Quote:
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I think this is a ploy for you to install there software

No ploy. Just putting the info out. As you can see by my info. Been on XDA for a couple years with plenty of devices. Just trying to put the that out. That website leads to info about the Trojan. Which I almost downloaded last night.

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11th April 2014, 05:38 AM   |  #5  
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Dang ...I got that email to as well ...crazy part is they used my yahoo account to send to my entire contact list ...had to blast off a crazy message not to download or install and I've been hacked

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11th April 2014, 05:42 AM   |  #6  
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2014 and still using yahoo. Come on guys! My sisters yahoo account got compromised as well.

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Lol I don't think @got-petrol was saying you @kidrobot52 are a ploy, yet this is a ploy by Lookout Mobile Security to get u to use their crapware

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19th April 2014, 07:35 AM   |  #8  
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Originally Posted by got-petrol

I think this is a ploy for you to install there software


I got that email twice. And itís not a ploy.
Its just try to pull out my information.
DON'T INSTALL IT I HAD BAD EXPERIENCE.
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