1. jgy2001's Avatar
    Time: March 7, 2017 11:25pm PST
    Device: Samsung Galaxy S4 mini, model GT-I9195
    Android version 4.4.2
    Android Security Patch level : 2016-09-01
    Browser: Samsung build in "Internet" version 1.5.28. 68.60MB
    Google Search: "US One Party Rule"
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    Kaspersky Internet Security : Version 11.13.4.716
    Attached Thumbnails virus popup by viewing Google Search results-virus-pop-up-3-7-2017-4-.jpg  
    03-09-2017 04:12 PM
  2. jgy2001's Avatar
    another popup in different phone, on 2-20-2017

    virus popup by viewing Google Search results-dscn1745.jpg
    03-09-2017 04:15 PM
  3. jgy2001's Avatar
    so far, moved all phones to Bing search, no further virus popup since.

    All the virus popup has been followed Google Search in multiple different brand phones, factory reset, all happened repeatedly again, during Google Research.

    We do NOT understand why Google has willing to even look at the virus URL.
    So, we recommend everybody to AVOID google search and will not get virus popup.

    We received email from a major Android/iphone app CTO. They are investigating this same Android inflicted virus popup. He is 99% certain this virus is caused by Google originated material.

    If I am top executives at Google, all alarm bell should sounded.
    However, knowing how arrogant those Google guys are, we will sit and see how bad it’s going to play out.
    03-12-2017 12:17 PM
  4. Gayle Lynn's Avatar
    Do you have Kaspersky?

    Fake virus alerts are common, such as these. Adware served up by ad servers.

    Not really google fault.

    Run Malwarebytes.
    03-12-2017 12:25 PM
  5. jgy2001's Avatar
    yes, Kaspersky Internet Security : Version 11.13.4.716
    03-12-2017 12:27 PM
  6. jgy2001's Avatar
    after replaced google chrome search and changed our search to yahoo and bing, no further virus pop up.

    posted virus pop up encounter notices on Google Chrome search, heard nothing from Google.
    03-21-2017 11:42 AM
  7. Gayle Lynn's Avatar
    Google has though taken a more agressive stance on flagging sites. Maybe malware authors hope to cash in on fake alerts.

    Still feel safer without chrome and using Ghostery.
    03-21-2017 01:28 PM

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