1. AC Question's Avatar
    was about to read an online article on my galaxy s5 and got a message warning me that I have four viruses on my phone and that I need to install apus (??) antivirus software or something in order to save my photos, contacts, etc. Is this for real or not? I don't know what to click, it says if i don't click on what they tell me to, my phone is compromised, but i am too nervous to actually follow what they're telling me cuz I'm afraid it is a virus itself. Help!!
    04-03-2015 10:23 AM
  2. Josiah23's Avatar
    Is this when your on he web and or your home screen? If so it should be just an ad. I get those from time to time, but it's advertisement.

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    04-03-2015 10:25 AM
  3. redlinecoatings's Avatar
    Its a scam. Close it.
    04-03-2015 10:25 AM
  4. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    Welcome to the forums. Don't click it. The odds of you actually having a virus on your device is minimal. If your apps are loaded form Amazon or Play, the possibility is so small. Consider it like those pop up ads on PCs.
    04-03-2015 10:26 AM
  5. Raptor007's Avatar
    Anytime you see a popup like that on your smartphone its no different then when you see them on your desktop/laptop on a web page, just a scam trying to get into your device.
    04-03-2015 10:38 AM

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