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.


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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