1. Fulani Filot's Avatar
    I recently used my phone to rescue some small files from a Windows PC infected with replicating malware that was filling up the PC's HD. From what I've read in many places "malware doesn't really bother Androids" so I hooked up my phone to the PC via cable and backed up some important files before the PC was lost.

    Problem now is, my phone is fast running out of space and the NQ Mobile Security hasn't seen any anomalous activity to respond to. Can a nasty replicator meant to bog down Windows PCs do the same harm to Androids? My phone is rooted and I have scoured and re-scoured every visible folder for space-filling files and can't find any.

    My phone is a Samsung GT-I8262 running Android 4.1.2 and its not capable of moving or installing apps on its 16GB memory card. I will appreciate your input on this armoured nut-to-crack, thanks.
    11-14-2015 02:12 AM
  2. Peter Triant's Avatar
    What do you mean "fast running out of space"? Is it installing apps by itself? Btw please tell me how did you root it, and send me a link or something.

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    11-14-2015 02:31 AM
  3. Fulani Filot's Avatar
    Here's a little something recent:
    Several hours after our last chat I did another major clean out of my phone when the System Storage indicated "3.97GB/4.75GB". It then indicated "3.91GB/4.75GB". A few minutes later it indicated "3.95GB/4.75GB".

    This is what gave me the impression that a replicating Windows worm picked up from the PC is at work (again I stand to be corrected). I'm now also considering the possibility that my phone needs a memory audit reset. What do you think?
    11-15-2015 06:24 AM
  4. Fulani Filot's Avatar
    Search results for rootware specific to my phone model (Samsung Galaxy Core GT-I8262): https://www.google.com.ng/search?q=d...sm=93&ie=UTF-8
    11-15-2015 06:28 AM
  5. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    Is the tablet connected to the internet while the space is dropping?
    11-15-2015 08:35 AM
  6. Fulani Filot's Avatar
    Sometimes, yes, and other times, no.
    BTW, its not a tablet, its a phone (Samsung Galaxy Core GT-I8262).
    11-15-2015 09:50 AM

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