1. Anup70's Avatar
    The page that opens is "myboostwandering.xyz." On pressing the back key it leads to another page ostensibly from Google warning about virus affecting the phone battery. In short I cannot use the browser unless I press OK button on the pages, which surely will lead to downloading of the malware. Is there a way out?
    02-10-2016 07:59 PM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! Go to the App Manager, select the browser, and Clear Cache/Clear Data, then Force Stop. Now open it again, and see if it keeps going to that page.

    You are using the stock Internet browser, and not Chrome, right?
    02-10-2016 10:25 PM
  3. Obtuse Too's Avatar
    Thanks for the advice, 7 months on it fixed a hijacking that said, "The page f03b8ec30d245db76571 has chosen you as a lucky winner! Click OK to continue." No backing out, couldn't do anything except close the browser and it persisted for a week until I read your advice about going to App Manager, clearing cache, force stopping then re-starting.

    Sal
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    09-19-2016 03:01 AM

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