Messages Hacked?

Peter Coulton

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On a couple of occasions recently I have found a draft message that I haven't created in the text app on phone. There is no related message in the in box. The message when sent is an entry to a competion for an i phone. There is a number to contact to cancel messages but I'm loathed to use it.
Has this happened to anyone else? Can anyone explain how they've created a draft message, has my phone been hacked?
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Welcome to the forums.
What carrier are you on? Have you received any strange text messages?

I don't think the phone has been hacked, but it may be a malicious app.
 

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The last app I installed was downloaded from Google Play Store, an app called App2Find. I've had a quick search and can't find issues reported by anyone else?
 

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The last app I installed was downloaded from Google Play Store, an app called App2Find. I've had a quick search and can't find issues reported by anyone else?

You could try an antivirus app. Many are very good for finding malicious apps.

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Malwarebytes: https://forums.androidcentral.com/e...d=org.malwarebytes.antimalware&token=7XmRG-y9 might be useful.

If this is happening frequently you could try booting into Safe mode http://support.verizonwireless.com/support/devices/knowledge_base.html/59242 and if the problem goes away you know that it's a 3rd party app causing the problem. Then at worst you could perform a Factory Reset and clear up the issue.

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