email virus

Discussion in 'Android General Discussions' started by rcellis, May 7, 2011.

  1. rcellis

    rcellis New Member

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    I got several emails apparently from a friend - had link to site where friends name was embedded in a "news" story about a work from home scheme. Tricked me into going to site. Now my phone is sluggish periodically. Any ideas?
     
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    Force close the browser. I doubt you got a virus or malware, etc.

    Sent from my DROID2 using DroidForums
     
  3. hookbill

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    You don't have a virus. Do as suggested and I also think a simple reset of the phone is in order.
     
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    Hey have you guys seen anything on this recently? My wife's droid3 is sending emails as if theres a bot or something on it.
     
  5. dezymond

    dezymond Tech Support Mod
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    Her email password seems to have been compromised. Just change the password on the account and it should be good.

    Basically when the password it compromised it's shared with a spamming website. This happened to me years ago and all I did was change my password and it never happened again.
     
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