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Android/Spy.SmsSpy.C [Threat Variant Name]

Category trojan
Size 172405 B
Detection created Apr 11, 2013
Detection database version 8218
Detection Android db version 3.853
Aliases Android.Fakeguard (Symantec)
  Android.SmsSpy.16.origin (Dr.Web)
Short description

Android/Spy.SmsSpy.C is a trojan that steals sensitive information. The trojan attempts to send the found files to a remote machine.

Installation

The trojan must be downloaded and manually installed.


The trojan disguises itself as the application.


Some examples follow.

Information stealing

Android/Spy.SmsSpy.C is a trojan that steals sensitive information.


The following information is collected:

  • telephone number
  • incoming SMS messages

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


The trojan contains a URL address. The HTTP protocol is used.

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