How to detect if your phone is infected with the uupay.A Trojan

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With reports of certain Chinese phones coming with infected ROMS it would be a good idea to detect if your phone has been compromised with uupay.A here is how.

Thankfully there is a simple way to see if your phone or tablet is infect with uupay.A and that is to simply install ESET Mobile Security and Antivirus from the Google Play store to your phone. Once installed you can run the apps virus and security checker to see if you have anything to worry about.

What if my phone is infected?

After testing your device and learning that you have been infected then we hope you can do the following:

  1. Indicate the device you have and the version of the ROM you are using (found in settings > about phone) and post the details in the comments below.
  2. Let us know which malware was detected.
  3. Let us know if this is an official or unofficial ROM

How to remove the malware?

Removing the malware or trojan should be as simple as installing a new ROM. Hopefully the official manufacturers ROM will be the best bet if not try one of the 3rd party ROMs designed for your device.

Also, please note that most Antivirus or security apps see that ROOT is a threat. Do not worry if this is the only problem your phone has as ROOT is normal and nothing to worry about.

If you have any other concerns about your phone, the ROM you are using or have some security tips and tricks please feel free to share them in the comments below.

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