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Offline bernard.callier78

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Fake Avast Mobile Security download link ?
« on: August 05, 2020, 11:51:44 AM »
A day after remote installation of a probably fake Avast Premium Security app on my desktop, I received an email from "notification@email.avast.com" recommanding to install Avast Mobile Security on my Android device. Is this address known as a real Avast emailing address or is it a fake address, trying to induce you to download another fake/spyware on your phone ?

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Re: Fake Avast Mobile Security download link ?
« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2020, 05:46:38 PM »
I would be more interested in the comment:
Quote from: bernard.caller78
A day after remote installation of a probably fake Avast Premium Security app on my desktop
e.g. how did this come about and or how did you know it was fake ?


If you hovered the mouse over that link in that email, what does it show ?
Windows 10 Home 64bit/ Acer Aspire F15/ Intel Core i5 7200U 2.5GHz, 8GB DDR4 memory, 256GB SSD, 1TB HDD/ avast! free 21.11.2500 (build 21.11.6809.528) UI 1.0.683/ Firefox, uBlock Origin, uMatrix/ MailWasher Pro/ Avast! Mobile Security