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Today I’m back with yet another interesting tech thread. If your Android phone is playing up unnessary actions then there is a chance it could have a virus. This thread demonstrates how to remove a virus from Android, plus how to avoid Android malware. So, let's get started with this thread.
WHAT IS ANDROID VIRUS ?
The number-one way an Android virus finds its way on to your phone or tablet is on the back of an app. This is true of all the biggest Android viruses to hit the headlines over recent years: Gunpowder, Ghost Trojan, Googlian and Godless all came to be in this manner, while Mazar sneaks in via a text message prompting you to download the Tor browser (guess what: you're not downloading the Tor browser). Even the recent Loapi is installed from outside Google Play. The Loapi trojan is a disturbing new threat that is installed via antivirus apps that a user thinks they are installing to protect their device. It can place such a heavy workload on your device that it overheats and kills the battery; it can also send out text messages on your behalf, subscribe you to paid services without your knowledge, allow attackers to execute HTTP requests for DDoS attacks, and mine the cryptocurrency Monero.
Skygofree is another piece of Android malware, powerful spyware that is installed on your device via download links on fake websites posing as official sites for known brands, such as mobile operators. Android viruses have various aims, with some running malicious processes on your device, some stealing your personal information and others downloading additional software, which may not always be malicious itself. Whatever they're up to, you don't want them there.
HERE IS HOW YOU CAN AVOID ANDROID VIRUSES
Android viruses are rare, but they exist. Almost exclusively installed via dodgy apps, the best way to avoid an Android virus is to keep to the secured confines of the Google Play store. When Google becomes aware of a dodgy app it will automatically remove it from all affected devices, which is exactly what happened in January 2018 when it discovered 60 Android apps Check Point found were exposing children to pornography. More recently, in March it has pulled seven apps containing Andr/HiddnAd-AJ malware, which peppers devices with ads and notifications six hours after its installation.
Should your device get lumbered with some malware, I will explain how to:
Before we begin, it's worth pointing out that your Android phone or tablet probably doesn't have a virus. What you're more likely to be seeing is an ad that wants to convince you the device is infected and that you need to download an app, or sluggish behaviour (in which case you should also check out our guide on how to speed up Android). To prevent further threats, you might also want to install an antivirus app for your phone or tablet. If you're convinced that malware is at large, read on for instructions on removing it from your device. If this fails a factory reset should remove the bug once and for all, though you would understandably prefer not to have to do so if your Android isn't backed up.
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