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By mydonose, Senior Member on 20th April 2014, 04:04 PM
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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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20th April 2014, 04:45 PM |#2  
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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.
20th April 2014, 06:36 PM |#3  
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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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20th April 2014, 11:58 PM |#4  
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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.
21st April 2014, 01:21 PM |#5  
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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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