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Android security: Sneaky three-stage malware found in Google Play store

Tens of thousands of users have downloaded two newly uncovered forms of malware.
Another crop of Android apps hiding malware have been discovered in - and removed from - the Google Play store.

Android security: Sneaky three-stage malware found in Google Play store

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How to post for malware removal help.

* Only board members are able to post for malware removal help, please consider registering to receive help!! *

This site recognizes that malware is evolving at a very fast rate, so please use FRST to compile your reports as this program is constantly updated.

Before submitting this report, we ask that you follow this procedure first.

Step 1
Scan your computer with Malwarebytes Anti Malware

If you still have version 2 installed ..... Then just update the definitions and scan with that.

If you don't have MalwareBytes installed........
On installation the 14 day trial version will begin.
At the end of the 14 day trial, the program will switch to the free version. (and you will lose some of the functions)
Malwarebytes 3.0 Free will have the same capabilities as Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free, but with a 3x to 4x scan speed improvement.

  • Download Malwarebytes 3 and save it to your desktop
  • Double click the desktop icon, click Run, then OK
  • Click Next
  • Select I accept the agreement then continue to click Next then finally click Install
  • Click Finish
MalwareBytes will now open to the Dashboard.

All protection should now enable and the update process should begin.
Once the update process has completed, Click Scan Now to start your  Threat scan.

Allow Malwarebytes to remove anything found.

To find the reports
  • From the main Dashboard click Reports (left hand side)
  • Double click on the scan log which shows the Date and time of the scan that showed the infections.
  • Click Export >> Copy to Clipboard
  • Paste the contents of the clipboard into your reply.

Step 2

There are both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool available. Please pick the version that matches your operating system's bit type.

If you are unsure what you're system bit type is..... click Here for help.

For x32 bit systems download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to your Desktop.

For x64 bit systems download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool x64 and save it to your Desktop.

  • Double-click the downloaded icon to run the tool. Vista/Windows 7/8/10 users right-click and select Run As Administrator

  • When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.

  • Press Scan button.

  • It will make a log (FRST.txt) in the same directory the tool is run. Please copy and paste this to your reply.
  • The first time the tool is run, it also makes another log (Addition.txt). Please copy and paste this to your reply also.
When FRST is run it will make a backup of your registry before compiling the 2 reports

Is your system the target of  Adware, Toolbars, Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUP), and browser Hijackers
If so, please add this additional step.

Please download AdwCleaner onto your desktop.
  • Close all open programs and internet browsers.
  • Right-click and select Run As Administrator.
  • Click on the Scan button.
  • AdwCleaner will begin...be patient as the scan may take some time to complete.
  • After the scan has finished, click on the Report button...a logfile (AdwCleaner[S0].txt) will open in Notepad for review.
  • A copy of all logfiles are saved in the C:\AdwCleaner folder which was created when running the tool
  • Please post the contents of that logfile with your next reply.


Now go to:
Viruses, Spyware, Trojans, Rootkits, Keyloggers, Worms, Ransomware, Adware, malicious BHOs and Other Malware Infections Removal Help

and click on the New Topic button to start your topic.
Add as much information as you can and add the reports that have been created using the programs we have asked you to run.

If you need further help on this you will find helpful tutorials here:
Beginners Tutorials

These tutorials can only be seen by registered members.

Then please wait for your thread to be answered.
Please do not 'bump' your thread... if we see more than 0 replies we may think that someone has already answered you.

To summarize:
In your post, please supply:
MalwareBytes scan report
and Addition.Txt.

Plus the ADWCleaner report if applicable.

If you have any problems running any of the above requests, please inform the helper that replies to you.

Please Note:
You can attach the reports if they are too big to add to a post.
Click the reply button.
Near the bottom left of the reply box you will see 'Additional Options'.
Click this.
You will then see the option to add an attachment.
Click the browse button (to the right of the attach box) and browse your system for the files.
Then click on the first one to attach it.
Then click on the 'More Attachments' button to add a second file.
Then post your reply as normal.


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