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[Q]Malicious Looking "Search" App Installed In System

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7th January 2014, 07:08 AM   |  #1  
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I have attached a picture of a search app that looks malicious should I be worried about this?
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7th January 2014, 08:02 AM   |  #2  
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This is the old Google quicksearchbox

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8th January 2014, 12:25 AM   |  #3  
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This is the old Google quicksearchbox

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Should it be on my phone? Its installed in /System ?
8th January 2014, 12:26 AM   |  #4  
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Should it be on my phone? Its installed in /System ?

Yes, nothing to be worried about.
8th January 2014, 12:27 AM   |  #5  
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Yes, nothing to be worried about.

Alright thanks I just thought it was odd it was never removed it's outdated
8th January 2014, 12:33 AM   |  #6  
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Even when I remove the app it just comes back like it can't be uninstalled with TB
8th January 2014, 12:36 AM   |  #7  
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Even when I remove the app it just comes back like it can't be uninstalled with TB

If you want to remove it delete manually from /system/app with a root file explorer.
8th January 2014, 12:37 AM   |  #8  
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If you want to remove it delete manually from /system/app with a root file explorer.

That worked just about to post my question now is though does anyone else have this app on there phone?
8th January 2014, 01:46 AM   |  #9  
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That worked just about to post my question now is though does anyone else have this app on there phone?

Yes Ive had it in the past, but I always delete it. I think its part of the gapps package.
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8th January 2014, 01:47 AM   |  #10  
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Yes Ive had it in the past, but I always delete it. I think its part of the gapps package.

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