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  1. Android Central Question's Avatar
    Hi,
    this used com.sec.vsim.ericssonnsds.webapp is showing up in my activity. Can someone please tell me what i am using for this to show up?

    Thanks!
    10-18-2018 08:28 AM
  2. Android Central Question's Avatar
    Someone stole my phone on November 23, 2018 and all of a sudden this com.sec.vsim.ericssonnsds.webapp showed up on my Google activity and I dont know what it means. This is also showing up as well com.ws.dm, and I dont know what it means either. And so is this showing up as well, com.sec.unifiedwfc. All of these activities are showing up on the same day that my phone was stolen on, November 23, 2018. Please help!!
    01-01-2019 07:54 PM
  3. belodion's Avatar
    Was your phone screenlocked, or could anyone go straight in there?
    https://forums.androidcentral.com/sh...d.php?t=409154
    01-02-2019 08:15 AM
  4. Alicia6987's Avatar
    I believe I had it screen locked
    01-02-2019 11:26 AM
  5. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! What's your current phone? Those apps all look like system apps (any app that starts with "com." is typically a system app). Ericsson is a legitimate hardware company (they used to be combined with Sony), so are you using a Sony phone?
    01-02-2019 03:38 PM
  6. Bn b's Avatar
    I was browsing through my files bc my storage files up on a daily basis and I was looking to delete a fee things. I ran across this sec.vsim.erricssonnsds.webapp
    And it made me curious.
    12-19-2019 03:21 AM
  7. anon(10614692)'s Avatar
    It's a system app related to your browser
    Laura Knotek likes this.
    12-19-2019 05:04 AM
  8. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! This can probably shed some light: https://whitelassiblog.wordpress.com...-with-eclipse/
    Laura Knotek likes this.
    12-21-2019 01:53 PM
  9. Android Central Question's Avatar
    I know my phone has been hacked and it was done by allowing developer mode and my imei.
    Pop
    01-31-2020 06:55 PM
  10. mustang7757's Avatar
    Hi Pop , which phone ?

    I'll leave a link to register so you can communicate here, as a guest account u cant .
    https://forums.androidcentral.com/sh...d.php?t=413366
    01-31-2020 06:56 PM
  11. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! How do you know it was hacked? The system app you mention is normal. Ericsson is a well-known name in telecom (they used to be merged with Sony). Ericsson SDS means Service Development Studio: https://www.oracle.com/technical-res...ip-server.html
    02-01-2020 03:08 AM
  12. Rukbat's Avatar
    com.sec.vsim.ericcsonnsds.webapp is Ericsonn's security program for the vSIM for SDS webapps. (Program names are read right to left. It's a normal Ericsonn program.)
    B. Diddy likes this.
    02-01-2020 06:09 PM
  13. Denette Gehring's Avatar
    This showed up in a file that I can't open. Showed up as a file that I can't open. Never seen it before
    05-18-2020 10:08 AM
  14. mustang7757's Avatar
    Which phone? Was that a file in your files manager?
    05-18-2020 12:21 PM
  15. Coffeevixen's Avatar
    I've been looking every where for information on this. Not just the app, but I've had the same thing happen to my phone since April of 2019 (at least that's when I caught on). I've gotten several new phones since then and they're all fine at first, then some how they get hacked. I'm assuming it's someone close to me.
    I finally noticed after waking up one morning, when I got a developer warning/notification that said "An SD card was inserted with write permissions". Sure enough, I found an SD card in my phone that I didn't put in there. I assume it happened while I was sleeping.
    Then I took it to Tmobile and they showed me my developer options had been turned on (I didn't turn it on as I'd have no reason to do so). And when I accidentally tried unlocking my network while trying to figure out what was going on, I had to call Tmobile to fix it and they needed my IMEI in order to do so. I gave it to them and they told me that there was 2 IMEI numbers registered to my phone. I have an s10+ and it's a single sim. So there should only be one IMEI registered to it. Tmobile even said it's strange and they've never seen that before, but also pointed out that my data skyrocketed to over 100GB a month around the same time this started.
    A Microsoft office account keeps randomly appearing on my phone even though I constantly remove it and don't use Microsoft. When I try to disable certain apps, it tells me to deactivate admin. But there's no device admin apps on my phone.

    I'm starting to think someone linked a fake IMEI to my phone and registered it in knox enrollment/enterprise as an employee phone in order to have access to and control what I'm able to do.

    Have you found any other info on this yet or have you also experienced this? I'm sorry I couldn't be of more help with your question, but I hope some of the information I provided helps you get closer to figuring it all out.
    12-04-2020 09:47 AM
  16. frederickdawg's Avatar
    Try posting a screen shot of your s10 software version details.
    I've been looking every where for information on this. Not just the app, but I've had the same thing happen to my phone since April of 2019 (at least that's when I caught on). I've gotten several new phones since then and they're all fine at first, then some how they get hacked. I'm assuming it's someone close to me.
    I finally noticed after waking up one morning, when I got a developer warning/notification that said "An SD card was inserted with write permissions". Sure enough, I found an SD card in my phone that I didn't put in there. I assume it happened while I was sleeping.
    Then I took it to Tmobile and they showed me my developer options had been turned on (I didn't turn it on as I'd have no reason to do so). And when I accidentally tried unlocking my network while trying to figure out what was going on, I had to call Tmobile to fix it and they needed my IMEI in order to do so. I gave it to them and they told me that there was 2 IMEI numbers registered to my phone. I have an s10+ and it's a single sim. So there should only be one IMEI registered to it. Tmobile even said it's strange and they've never seen that before, but also pointed out that my data skyrocketed to over 100GB a month around the same time this started.
    A Microsoft office account keeps randomly appearing on my phone even though I constantly remove it and don't use Microsoft. When I try to disable certain apps, it tells me to deactivate admin. But there's no device admin apps on my phone.

    I'm starting to think someone linked a fake IMEI to my phone and registered it in knox enrollment/enterprise as an employee phone in order to have access to and control what I'm able to do.

    Have you found any other info on this yet or have you also experienced this? I'm sorry I couldn't be of more help with your question, but I hope some of the information I provided helps you get closer to figuring it all out.
    Coffeevixen likes this.
    12-04-2020 11:09 AM
  17. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! Where did you get your phone from in the first place? Was it brand new from Samsung? Or did you order it from some marketplace?
    Coffeevixen likes this.
    12-04-2020 12:20 PM
  18. Coffeevixen's Avatar
    Here is a screenshot of my software information. And idk if this helps any, but I found an app that's shown as a "system app" called Personal Home. When looking at it with APK Analyzer the package name is com.samsung.android.knox.containercore.
    Some of the permissions seem odd, well a lot of my "system apps" have these permission to "MANAGE_USERS" and "INTERACT_ACROSS_ALL_USERS" along with "KLMS_AGENT". And I haven't rooted my phone (idk if someone else did without my permission).
    And maybe these things are all normal and I might just be looking too much into it. But I know there's definitely something up with the rest of the things I mentioned above. And with knox enrollment. If I use Google play on a browser, it thinks my android version is 8.0. But only on browsers. And as you can see from the screenshot, my android version is 10.
    Thank you so much for all your help. I really appreciate it.
    Attached Thumbnails What is the com.sec.vsim.ericcsonnsds.webapp?-screenshot_20201204-233408_settings.jpg  
    12-05-2020 02:54 AM
  19. Coffeevixen's Avatar
    I purchased my S10+ straight from Tmobile brand new. Thank you for helping me try to figure this out. It's been really frustrating, especially because when that SD card was inserted, I lost all of my data and accounts, almost like my entire phone was reset or the system was overwritten. So I really appreciate you helping me sort this out.
    12-05-2020 02:59 AM
  20. mustang7757's Avatar
    Hi welcome to AC!

    By your screen shot, and system app you mentioned looks good so far . Knox is Samsung security built in the Os and it will ask for many permissions,

    Look in settings >about phone >status >it says official? If yes means OS hadn't been altered.
    Coffeevixen likes this.
    12-05-2020 10:04 AM
  21. Coffeevixen's Avatar
    Thank you so much! I've been looking for a way to figure that out. thank you!
    mustang7757 likes this.
    12-09-2020 06:32 AM
  22. mustang7757's Avatar
    Thank you so much! I've been looking for a way to figure that out. thank you!
    Your welcome!
    12-09-2020 09:35 AM
  23. anon(10722480)'s Avatar
    I've been looking every where for information on this. Not just the app, but I've had the same thing happen to my phone since April of 2019 (at least that's when I caught on). I've gotten several new phones since then and they're all fine at first, then some how they get hacked. I'm assuming it's someone close to me.
    I finally noticed after waking up one morning, when I got a developer warning/notification that said "An SD card was inserted with write permissions". Sure enough, I found an SD card in my phone that I didn't put in there. I assume it happened while I was sleeping.
    Then I took it to Tmobile and they showed me my developer options had been turned on (I didn't turn it on as I'd have no reason to do so). And when I accidentally tried unlocking my network while trying to figure out what was going on, I had to call Tmobile to fix it and they needed my IMEI in order to do so. I gave it to them and they told me that there was 2 IMEI numbers registered to my phone. I have an s10+ and it's a single sim. So there should only be one IMEI registered to it. Tmobile even said it's strange and they've never seen that before, but also pointed out that my data skyrocketed to over 100GB a month around the same time this started.
    A Microsoft office account keeps randomly appearing on my phone even though I constantly remove it and don't use Microsoft. When I try to disable certain apps, it tells me to deactivate admin. But there's no device admin apps on my phone.

    I'm starting to think someone linked a fake IMEI to my phone and registered it in knox enrollment/enterprise as an employee phone in order to have access to and control what I'm able to do.

    Have you found any other info on this yet or have you also experienced this? I'm sorry I couldn't be of more help with your question, but I hope some of the information I provided helps you get closer to figuring it all out.
    I'm having the same problem with my phone. Did you ever get it figured out.
    12-23-2020 11:08 PM
  24. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Multiple similar threads merged.
    09-11-2021 12:37 PM

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