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MyPicturesLiveWallpaper came up as malware. Please help!

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When I installed MyPicturesLiveWallpaper my Vipre Antivirus came up and said this was High Risk Malware. Please see below.

Subject: High Risk spyware found on Amy Fothergill - samsung SAMSUNG-SGH-I337
Machine:          Amy Fothergill - samsung SAMSUNG-SGH-I337  
Scan Date:        9/21/2013 12:18 AM
Software Version: 2.0.11
ThreatDB Version: 797
Policy:           Default for Android                                      
Threat:     Trojan.AndroidOS.Generic.A
Category:   Malware
Severity:   High Risk
Action:     Report Only

Traces Found:

File:          /data/app/com.playzonestudios.MyPicturesLiveWallpaper-1.apk

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You will need to uninstall it as soon as possible and perform a new scan using the antivirus. During this operation, remove the SIM card so that the malware can't take advantage of your number/send SMS to costly services.

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