Android/SMForw [Threat Name] go to Threat

Android/SMForw.KG [Threat Variant Name]

Category trojan
Detection created Dec 09, 2015
Detection database version 12695
Detection Android db version 6602
Short description

The trojan serves as a backdoor. It can be controlled remotely.

Installation

The trojan must be downloaded and manually installed.


The trojan tries to appear to be legitimate application.

Other information

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


The trojan contains a URL address. The HTTP protocol is used in the communication.


It can execute the following operations:

  • send SMS messages

Android/SMForw.KG attempts to get root access to the device.

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