All this Samsung hate is really giving me the giggles. However, this has absolutely nothing to do with Samsung. It's a problem with the un-walled garden that is the Google Play store. I encountered this same issue on two separate Android phones in my company just this week (I'm in IT at a factory of sorts). One was having the issue because of a calculator app with some 7,000 5-star bot reviews and a small handful of 1-star warnings of adware. The other was a similarly-reviewed compass. Who downloads a compass in 2019? All that to say, Samsung is a perfectly good company and the one screwing you over is some random bad actor with a few months of Java experience and a play store dev account. Find the app, get rid of it, problem solved.
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