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Openend link in fake SMS on Android-phone


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#1 Flintheart

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Posted 19 March 2018 - 02:59 PM

Hi

 

My mother received a SMS with a message about a package and a tracking link, she opened the link and now I'm concerned something is going on, especially since my computer is on the same network. 

 

The link didn't open to any site in Chrome, just got the usual error you get when a site fails to load. Everythings seems fine, Malwarebytes didn't find anything. The option to install apps from other sources than Google Play is disabled.

 

The phone is running Marshmallow.

 

Other apps to scan with, things to check? Should I do a factory reset?


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Posted 19 March 2018 - 03:09 PM

personally i wouldn't worry about it.....most likely just spam



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Posted 20 March 2018 - 11:35 AM

Ok, I did a factory reset and deleted everything just in case, I haven't noticed anything on any of the other PCs on the network. I guess I'm in the clear.




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