Mobogenie Mobile Virus Alert


I received a message when accessing my Norton Identity account today from my android phone.  It said, “Would you like to install Mobogenie?”.  I have no idea when or where I would have accessed this file, but did some research.

Here’s what I found out:

That virus thing is spam AD.

The Fix

Check under downloads in my files app.

I used a certified copy of ES File Explorer from the Play store to remove the .apk file and ran my virus protection just for good measure. A good virus protection app you might want to consider is Lookout.  I recommend the premium version, if you sometimes download non-Play Store apks.

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