1. Android Central Question's Avatar
    I was in the Battery Optimization settings yesterday and noticed an app named FakeClearCut for which no battery optimization was available. I looked at the app info, and it could not be uninstalled. Does anyone know what this is? It sounds like malware, but I can find nothing about it in any search. Thanks.
    fleapower likes this.
    12-19-2018 08:41 PM
  2. belodion's Avatar
    I'd mention what device if I were you.
    12-20-2018 07:11 AM
  3. fleapower's Avatar
    Nokia 6.1 with Android Pie.
    12-20-2018 07:52 AM
  4. mrsmumbles's Avatar
    If it is malware, chances are good that Malwarebytes can identify it. So, try a scan with Malwarebytes. Good luck.
    fleapower likes this.
    12-20-2018 02:15 PM
  5. fleapower's Avatar
    Thanks for the suggestion. Malwarebytes didn't find anything. Neither did any other malware scanner. Do not feel wholly comfortable about it.
    12-20-2018 06:46 PM
  6. Sizzers's Avatar
    I have it also.

    I also note that it's been there from when I first set the phone up and it also shows up in safe mode. This makes me suspect it's more likely to be a system app than anything malevolent.
    fleapower and mrsmumbles like this.
    12-21-2018 02:51 AM

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