Android/SMForw [Threat Name] go to Threat

Android/SMForw.O [Threat Variant Name]

Category trojan
Size 425809 B
Detection created Sep 13, 2013
Detection database version 8795
Detection Android db version 3.1122
Aliases Android.SmsSpy.45.origin (Dr.Web)
  Android.Malapp (Symantec)
Short description

Android/SMForw.O 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/SMForw.O is a trojan that steals sensitive information.


The trojan collects the following information:

  • received SMS messages
  • sent SMS messages
  • telephone number
  • contact name
  • contacts phone number
  • contacts email address

The collected information is stored in the following file:

  • contact.txt

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


The trojan sends the information via e-mail.


The trojan contains a list of (1) addresses.

Other information

The trojan displays the following dialog box:

Trojan attempts to grant device administration rights.

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