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    Default Malware in one app on galaxy s3

    Hi I'm new to this site but from what I've read this is the place to go for problems with your android. I have a galaxy s3 and my AVG antivirus detected malware in an app titled VZWAVSService. I've ran lookout and avast and it doesn't detect it. I tried to uninstall but it always says uninstall unsuccessful. I'm assuming this app came preloaded on my phone. What can i do? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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    It did come preloaded, it is from verizon, it lets you have mobile data (so do not uninstall) and AVG is throwing off a false positive.

    It is a service that allows you to connect to Verizon. Do not uninstall....
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    Ahhh, too late. Do I need to restore settings to get it back?
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    Default Re: Malware in one app on galaxy s3

    You will probably need to reflashing the stock ROM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NoNexus View Post
    It did come preloaded, it is from verizon, it lets you have mobile data (so do not uninstall) and AVG is throwing off a false positive.

    It is a service that allows you to connect to Verizon. Do not uninstall....
    Are you sure? I just disabled it on my note 3 and mobile data works fine.

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    My limited research shows that is what it is, I could be wrong.

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