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Default Security apk as trojan

Hi people, be aware. A trojan with the name "security patch apk" from AOL comes as a internet link. Don't tick on it!
I installed it but bitdefender tells me a virus. Is it enough to cancel it? What would you do? Factory reset? Or only cancel this app?

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Hi people, be aware. A trojan with the name "security patch apk" from AOL comes as a internet link. Don't tick on it!
I installed it but bitdefender tells me a virus. Is it enough to cancel it? What would you do? Factory reset? Or only cancel this app?

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from AOL? you mean application or website ?? anyway if you didn't install that apk i don't think it will be any problem but just to be safe you can use ROM NUKE and also delete rom related folders on your external sd card.
 
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I've got a mail from my work colleague. He is on AOL. I've installed and deleted the apk with bitdefender

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I've got a mail from my work colleague. He is on AOL. I've installed and deleted the apk with bitdefender

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Ask your friend if he sent you anything, first. Most likely, not him but someone else. That would give your colleague info that his email has been compromised and/or his PC/phone has a virus on it.
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Linux doesn't get viruses, what you have is something made to look like a virus for scare purposes. You are safe.

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