Droid Dream Virus

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  1. joeymac

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    I was just informed that an Android Virus is now starting to show up.
    I guess it's called Droid Dream Virus. Anyone hear of this?




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    Malware is not a Virus.
     
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    Malware not a virus now I know the difference. How can I protect my phone? Is there an APP for that?

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    There is but since I see no need for one, I'll let someone who uses one chime in.
     
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    I like lookout. sure, its antivirus etc, but I like the extras it comes with much better. like remote wipe or phone locator if I lose my phone, among other things.

    https://www.mylookout.com/features
     
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    SeekDroid does that for 99 cents - without the av bloat.
     
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    Android Phonesget infected with DroidDream Malware

    DroidDream malware sends out a download pop-up to the user to install malicious software on the mobile handset. If a user mistakenly accepts the invitation, then it carries out unnecessary tasks in the background without the user’s permission. This time, thousands of Android-based mobile phones got infected because of its variant.

    Android Smartphones get infected with variants of DroidDream Malware
     
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    Lookout Labs

    Lookout Labs has released a new app called DroidDream Cleaner on Google Play...
     
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    I am going to run this app, and see if it finds anything suspicious, if does, great, but if not, it gets uninstalled.

    UPDATE:
    View attachment 67744
    That's good enough for me.....*uninstalled*
     
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    Lost Droid does it for free minus the anti virus

    Support Our Troops!!!
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