Android/Adware.AirPush [Threat Name] go to Threat

Android/Adware.AirPush.A [Threat Variant Name]

Category adware
Size 236853 B
Detection created Jan 25, 2012
Detection database version 6839
Detection Android db version 3.225
Aliases Android/AirPush (AVG)
Short description

Android/Adware.AirPush.A is an adware - an application designed for delivery of unsolicited advertisements.

Installation

The adware must be downloaded and manually installed.


The adware is usually bundled within installation packages of various legitimate software.

Information stealing

Android/Adware.AirPush.A is a adware that steals sensitive information.


The following information is collected:

  • IMEI number
  • name, type and device version
  • user location

The adware attempts to send gathered information to a remote machine.


The adware contains a list of (4) URLs. The HTTP protocol is used.


Other information

The adware program is designed to deliver various advertisements to the user's systems.


It can prepare SMS message to send (user is prompted to send the message).


It can prepare a request for a phone call (must be executed by the user).

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