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How to Remove an Android Virus

Discussion in 'Other Security Related Discussions' started by Brian, May 6, 2012.

  1. Brian

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    Jack Administrator MalwareTips Staff

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    RE: How to Remove a Virus from a Smartphone

    Wouldn't just remove the malicious app. , remove the actual infection?
    Why is need it to restore to default settings?
     
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    RE: How to Remove a Virus from a Smartphone

    Hi Jack,

    Yes, removing the malicious app should work, but most users won't know which app is malicious.
     
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    RE: How to Remove a Virus from a Smartphone

    Ok.thank you for the explanation!:D
     
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    RE: How to Remove a Virus from a Smartphone

    just question How to Make a complete Backup for your android isn't that better

    also free antivirus i think will detect and Remove them
     
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    RE: How to Remove a Virus from a Smartphone

    I haven't dived into the smartphone area, so I don't know much, but would downloading Apps from their official marketplace be slightly safer than say an unknown site?

    What about advice for Rooted smartphones?

    I'll sure be looking at this when I upgrade. :D
     
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    RE: How to Remove a Virus from a Smartphone

    The risks of rooting your Android phone: http://www.bullguard.com/bullguard-security-center/security-articles/android-rooting-risks.aspx

    ;)
     
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    Update:

    - Changed the title
    - Changed the URL
     
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    On some cases when an Antivirus fails to removed a threat, they advised to manual disinfection by uninstall the malicious app.
     
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    There is one AV that you have forgotton that you could add which is Trend Micro Mobile Security.
     

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