I was on my Android phone earlier tonight checking on the flight staus of a plane through the Flighview app I have installed on my cellphone. I must have accidentally hit a pop up ad on the app because a screen came up saying that my phone had been infected and that my privacy was at stake. It said that my Droid UItra Maxx phone had been infected and it said that I was in the Aiea area. Problem is that I was in a different area than what that pop up was saying. There was also a link at the bottom of the pop up to some website or app. I backed out of the app without choosing the link, but to be on the safe side, I ran a virus scan on my cellphone which turned up nothing.
Anyway, I want to play it safe and get another opinion, which is why I'm here.
So, the cellphone is from Verizon Wireless. It's a Motorla Droid MAXX phone. It's running Android version 4.4.4, with Android security patch level 2016-04-01. The antivirus scanner is from the Verizon Support and Protection app which was downloaded from the Google Play store. I think it's powered by McAfee and Asurion since they're names and logos are at the bottom of the title screen for the app.
My cellphone has been running fine all this time. I'm not aware of any suspicious behavior on the part of the phone. All the apps I've downloaded came from the Google Play store and are legitimate.
Thanks in advance for any advice you are able to give me.