Oracle Observations

November 6, 2016

OT glmedia android app.

Filed under: Uncategorized — bigdaveroberts @ 6:46 pm

The first purpose of this post is to see if google will index it, currently there are no hits for glmedia as a single word.

I currently have 2 android devices and a couple of weeks ago, both started displaying full screen adds in windows with the name glmedia and an Android icon. All the adverts redirected to the android play store.

They looked official, but were incredibly intrusive and I couldn’t find anything about glmedia on the internet.

I hadn’t installed any new apps recently, and the fact that it affected 2 devices at the same time made me think that this was an update from an existing app, rather than being an infection from a website.

I downloaded addons selector which found no malicious software, but it did list glmedia as an installed application and allowed me to uninstall it.

And the adverts stoped.

But I have no idea where it came from.

Anyone else with issues with this app?

Please share.


1 Comment »

  1. I expérienced exactly the same
    I’ve not proceeded to any installation recently
    I’ve only three apps which could have been updated in the time frame: candy crush, my singing monsters and clash of clan
    Hope it will help!

    Comment by Alphi — November 15, 2016 @ 9:23 pm | Reply

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