Android/FakeGuard [Threat Name] go to Threat

Android/FakeGuard.B [Threat Variant Name]

Category trojan
Size 154650 B
Detection created Nov 21, 2012
Detection database version 7716
Detection Android db version 3.681
Aliases Android.Fakeguard (Symantec)
  Android.SmsSpy.10.origin (Dr.Web)
Short description

Android/FakeGuard.B is a trojan that steals sensitive information. The trojan attempts to send gathered information to a remote machine. Android/FakeGuard.B is a rogue system tool.

Installation

The trojan must be downloaded and manually installed.

Information stealing

Android/FakeGuard.B is a trojan that steals sensitive information.


The trojan collects the following information:

  • telephone number
  • network operator name
  • incoming SMS messages
  • incoming MMS messages
  • IMSI number

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

Other information

Android/FakeGuard.B is a rogue system tool.


Some examples follow.

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