I have a PC, ( Win 7/64 ), a Smart TV w/IEBrowser. a Kindle Fire w/Android Browser, and a new XBox One with an IE Brower added from its list of available applications. All are connected thru the same home network. I have a good firewall and virus/malware protection on my PC and have never had any problems with any of these units except this recent one on my XBox One's IE browser.
I was on CNN via my XBox One Broswer when suddenly a message from Microsoft apeared on screen saying there was a high possibility of damage from a virus or malware, and it showed a list of five or six such apps beneath it. But before I could even read the list, another window poped up in front of it telling me to call 844-526-0221 to fix the problem. This is a scam sight in India where they try to sell you a $300 "vsnetsecure" application to protect your network. I'd heard about this on Norton but called anyway to see what they said. The guy I talked to was obviously a used car salesman in another life so I hung up after hearing his pitch.
Microsoft seems not to know anything about this problem, and wasn't even aware that there is NO management options available for uninstalling and/or deleting their own IE Browser from their own XBox One! There is for every other app on the machine except their own!
I don't really need the XBox browser...it's only a matter of convieniance, but since there's no way of getting rid of it or cleaning its file system that I know of, I'm worried this problem might propogate to other apps and/or games on the machine!
Amy help and/or info on this matter will be greatly appreaciated!