Android/Gappusin [Threat Name] go to Threat

Android/Gappusin.A [Threat Variant Name]

Category trojan
Size 2537062 B
Detection created Feb 22, 2012
Detection database version 6905
Detection Android db version 3.290
Aliases Andr/Ksapp-A (Sophos)
  Adware:Android/Gappusin.A (F-Secure)
Short description

Android/Gappusin.A is a trojan that steals sensitive information. The trojan attempts to send gathered information to a remote machine.

Installation

The trojan must be downloaded and manually installed.

Information stealing

Android/Gappusin.A is a trojan that steals sensitive information.


The following information is collected:

  • IMEI number
  • IMSI number
  • SIM number
  • device model
  • operating system version
  • country
  • language settings
  • display resolution

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


The trojan contains a list of (10) URLs. The HTTP protocol is used in the communication.

Other information

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


It can execute the following operations:

  • run executable files
  • uninstall and delete applications
  • deliver various advertisements to the user's system

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