Windows phone 8.1 antivirus

Discussion in 'Mobile and Portable' started by venioni, Jan 30, 2015.

  1. venioni

    venioni MDL Senior Member

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    Today I received a strange phone calls on my Lumia 735 from an unknown number with no speak

    just hung up the phone and internet explorer open automatic and a message say your phone effective with virus go on

    google play store and download antivirus for scan your phone.Does anyone know tell me if infected my phone with virus?

    What can i do after all that please help?
     
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  2. Stannieman

    Stannieman MDL Guru

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    It's weird indeed, but the fact that it leads you to the play store (android) makes me believe that it's not really a virus. A virus would have to be explicitly written for windows so it won't guide you to the android store. I don't know if it's possible to send link with a phone call, but if it is then it might just be that.
     
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  3. venioni

    venioni MDL Senior Member

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    Is there any way to scan my lumia 735 for virus detect ?
     
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  4. Stannieman

    Stannieman MDL Guru

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    I'm afraid not, I don't fine an AV in the store. Do you perhaps have some app running in the background that does this?
     
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  5. anuseems

    anuseems MDL Novice

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    No AV required

    As the whole OS operates in the sandbox mode there's no AV written for windows phone 8.1 yet.
     
  6. anuseems

    anuseems MDL Novice

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    AV

    Also there's no ad blocker and no network access program available in the market . I searched these 3 progs the moment I had 535.