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  1. ablaas's Avatar
    After installing a flashlight a window popped up urging me to download an upate on 1.cdn5.mobi

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    It's a php script but what it does is not clear.

    Anyone seen this before ? Is it malware.

    Next day my account information for yahoo mail was disappeared and I was asked to enter it again.

    Is this malware and has anyone seen this before ?
    02-10-2016 03:35 PM
  2. libra89's Avatar
    It sounds like the fault is with the app itself. Uninstall the app, and clear internet explorer history. Try Flashlight xt, it's great.
    Guytronic, xandros9 and rhapdog like this.
    02-10-2016 03:46 PM
  3. boltman2013's Avatar
    Flashlight apps are the #1 source of malware on mobile phones...beware!!!

    I myself use https://www.niteize.com/product/INOVA-Microlight.asp
    02-10-2016 05:16 PM
  4. ablaas's Avatar
    I uninstalled the app immediately. But I don't think it is an app issue. The strange address and a packed php java script ....
    Last edited by ablaas; 02-11-2016 at 11:10 AM.
    02-11-2016 10:59 AM
  5. Pete's Avatar
    It's an advert. You either tapped on it accidentally, or the app author has cleverly placed the ad in a place where you can be fooled into tapping on it.

    It's not malware as such, but a particularly awful example of revenue grabbing.
    libra89, Laura Knotek and rhapdog like this.
    02-11-2016 11:03 AM
  6. rhapdog's Avatar
    It sounds like the fault is with the app itself. Uninstall the app, and clear internet explorer history. Try Flashlight xt, it's great.
    I have to agree with libra89. Flashlight XT is great. Best available IMO. Just search the store for Flashlight XT and grab it. No worries.
    libra89 likes this.
    02-14-2016 05:24 PM
  7. Lee Power's Avatar
    Or just install Windows 10 Mobile via the insider program & get proper flashlight control from the phones action center without the need for any 3rd party app.
    Jas Holden and MoeJ like this.
    02-14-2016 05:33 PM

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