1. belodion's Avatar
    A typical scareware pop-up, the usual lies and filth. I swiped it away.
    Never tap 'OK'.
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    05-28-2016 08:13 AM
  2. 5XUser's Avatar
    Hi,

    I am from the post I made earlier! (Have I got a virus?)

    This was the exact message I got, except for the fact that mine said 5X.
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    05-29-2016 09:27 AM
  3. belodion's Avatar
    ^ Welcome as a new member.

    Shortly after, I opened the page again, and it had changed to an old favourite, the 'free iPhone' scam.
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    05-29-2016 09:46 AM
  4. 5XUser's Avatar
    But who would want an iPhone?!

    amirite :P
    belodion likes this.
    05-29-2016 09:57 AM
  5. belodion's Avatar
    Haha! I'm afraid I have two.

    Let's see, shall we test the iPhone 7, and get a free 6s?


    What's not to believe about that?😂
    5XUser likes this.
    05-29-2016 02:24 PM
  6. Rukbat's Avatar
    The messages themselves are the virus. Run Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and a good antivirus app (one at a time) to see if you can get rid of it. If not, the nly fixes are a complete reflash of the ROM or a restore of a backup you made before you got the virus (you DO make periodic backups, right?)
    belodion likes this.
    05-29-2016 07:25 PM
  7. belodion's Avatar
    Yes, I have no problems dealing them myself, but we often receive appeals for help in the forums from people who have become ensnared. I'm collecting a sort of rogues' gallery of screenshots of these pop-ups.
    05-30-2016 03:57 PM

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