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    Hey guys I have a droid Maxx and I got the stupid FBI Trojan Malware virus that locked me out of my phone and I am trying to scan it through my computer to get the virus off is there anyway to do that... the virus removers I have dont seem to work.
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    Welcome to the forums.
    How did you get the virus on the device?

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    No idea.... I was looking up local laws for my brother and this FBI thing came up with spamming... and some other non sense asking for moneypak fee or they will inform the FBI I had it before on my lap top but I just removed it and now it transferred to my phone.
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    Welcome to Android Central! I don't think there's any way to scan your phone for viruses from your computer. If you can't get rid of the malware, then you'll probably have to do a factory data reset from the Recovery menu. https://motorola-global-portal.custh...p/30,6720,8697
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    so would having something like look out https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...id=com.lookout
    or McAfee stopped this? I use lookout and have had no issues to date with male ware or virus issues.
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    Sorry Midge1991 that you have a virus, but thank you for making us all aware of it.

    This is the first time I've heard of a smartphone getting a virus, so I guess, yes, they do exist.

    I use AVG antivirus pro and so far I have not had any problems.

    I hope you get your phone back soon!
    ~Janet~
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    The only way to get malware on Android is if you download and install it. If it really has taken over your phone, it's best to do a hard reset to wipe it clean.

    Motorola Droid Ultra Hard Reset
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    Surfing the net for porn on your droid will do that every time. Just Kidding! Sorry to hear that.
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