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I hope you guys can help. I follow your articles religiously and figured it wont hurt to ask.

So my phone has been acting up for about 4 days. It started with a notification from Google Play Protect about a harmful application called "Geocode Service may be harmful to your device and may give hackers access to your data".

This happened several times until yesterday, an incoming message notification went off for about 30seconds but no messages were coming in. Worried i was being hacked i immediately reset my phone but unfortunately today i started getting that Geocode service warning again. I have tried to track the source of this so called application but it's not installed on my phone neither can I find any information about it online or on Google PlayStore itself.

Any idea what it could be?
commented by new here (310 points)
Oh sorry but i didnt know about that application

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answered by Expert (14.5k points)
You should try booting in safe mode and unistalling the app. My suspicion is that this is not a hack but there is something wrong with your ROM try reflashing with a new ROM.
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answered by new here (220 points)
Spy Apps - Ways to know if your phone is hacked
Before specifically discussing how to know if your phone is hacked, it makes sense to get into the different ways that this is even possible
There are several different applications out there, known as spy apps, they give a person the ability to see virtually everything you do on your phone, including:
Reading your text messages
Hearing your phone calls
Knowing your exact location and more.
This is why it is essential that you understand what you need to do. Spy apps are available in all of the different app stores, which makes it extremely easy for them to get on your phone.

If you smell some rat than save your data to hard drive and reboot your phone!!!

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