Alcatel phone - gallery app hijacked

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  1. Janine

    Janine Funster Life Member

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    My son bought me a cheap & cheerful Android phone - Alcatel Pixi 4 - to see if I could be dragged into the 21st century without too much kicking and screaming.

    Last month, I noticed that my photo gallery app had been renamed ' Candy Gallery'.

    When I was having a bit of a think yesterday, I googled it and found out that it is spamware which seems to have come from Alcatel itself.

    Here's some more info in case you are affected too:

    https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/...alcatel-phones-replaced-spamware-users-angry/
     
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  2. movan

    movan Funster Life Member

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    Worrying ... lots of child photos on my camera.. I thought it was safe. :(
     
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    Flamenca Funster Life Member

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    I doubt that any mobile 'phone is 'safe' :(
     
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