New virus

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  1. Palazuelosva

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    I just received what seems to be an Android virus, I received an email with no recipient with an attachment and said to be important info from some doctor, I didn't think it would be dangerous since there are no Android Viruses. But when I clicked show attachment it said downlOading, phone automatically unmounted the sd card, foreclosed all apps then froze, I restarted my phone and everything keeps foreclosing now. I have an HTC thunderbolt runNing Eaton ROM. BEEN running this ROM for a while without problems until I received this email.

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    malware and spyware are not viruses.
     
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  8. Palazuelosva

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    I will and see what happens

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    Well that sucks...

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    While being a PIA, wouldn't doing a factory reset and deleting that email resolve this problem?
     
  11. Palazuelosva

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    That might fix the problem but I'm so lazy having to restore everything again

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  12. ilikemoneygreen

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    lol, i think if your phones freaking out thats your option. You could try uninstalling a couple apps that might also e causing an issue.