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Android/Walksteal.A [Threat Variant Name]

Category trojan
Size 1599058 B
Detection created Apr 04, 2011
Detection database version 6014
Detection Android db version 3.109
Aliases Trojan.AndroidOS.Pirater.a (Kaspersky)
  Android.Walkinwat (Symantec)
  TrojanSpy:AndroidOS/Walksteal.A (Microsoft)
Short description

Android/Walksteal.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

The trojan collects the following information:

  • IMEI number
  • telephone number
  • user location

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


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

Other information

The following text is displayed:

  • We really hope you learned something from this. Check your phone bill;) Oh and dont forget to buy the App from the Market

The trojan sends SMS to all contacts in the list.


Body of the message is the following:

  • Hey,just downlaoded a pirated App off the Internet, Walk and Text for Android. Im stupid and cheap,it costed only 1 buck.Don't steal like I did!

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