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

Android/Adware.Waps.E [Threat Variant Name]

Category adware
Size 755808 B
Detection created Apr 12, 2012
Detection database version 7763
Detection Android db version 3.698
Short description

Android/Adware.Waps.E is an adware - an application designed for delivery of unsolicited advertisements. The adware collects various sensitive information.


The adware must be downloaded and manually installed.

Information stealing

Android/Adware.Waps.E is a adware that steals sensitive information.

The following information is collected:

  • IMEI number
  • IMSI number
  • MAC address
  • display resolution
  • name, type and version of the device
  • telephone number
  • user location
  • network adapter information

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

Other information

The adware acquires data and commands from a remote computer or the Internet.

The adware contains a URL address. The HTTP protocol is used.

It can execute the following operations:

  • add records into shortcuts list
  • add/delete bookmarks
  • send gathered information

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