I bought the Zuk Z2 (standard) from Oppomart and everything is fine, except for one thing. I installed the Malwarebytes app, which found 1 malware/trojan named: "Android/Trojan.Spy.Smforw.l". It can be found in /system/priv-app/Liulangbao/Liulangbao.apk.
I'm pretty new to Chinese phones, and with help from the ZUI OS 1.9.044 ROM posted on this forum (along with an explanation of how to flash it) I managed to flash the original ROM (which turned out identical to the ROM from Oppomart). Sadly, it still contained the aforementioned malware.
Then I tried removing this app/malware with several apps from the Google Play Store, which didn't work (they need root access).
I found an explanation of how to root my Zuk Z2 via http://androiding.how/root-zuk-z2-an...twrp-recovery/. That website mentioned XDA as well: http://forum.xda-developers.com/zuk-...2#post67680272.
Do you reckon this is a trusted method? I have never rooted a phone before (it was quite an achievement for me to even flash a "new" ROM). Will I be at risk of bricking the phone?
My questions to you are: is this app/malware very hazardous? What does it do? Is my phone safe to use? What is the easiest way to delete it? Or should I try a completely different approach to this problem?
Thanks in advance for your help and please let me know if you need additional information!