Threat Description

Monitoring-Tool:​Android/SpyEra.A

Details

Category: Riskware
Type: Monitoring-Tool
Platform: Android

Summary



SpyEra.A is a program that monitors and retrieves data from a compromised device.



Removal



F-Secure's Mobile Security product blocks installation of this program with default settings.



Technical Details



SpyEra.A is programmed to monitor and retrieve data from a compromised device. Its malicious activities are triggered when the device receives a specially crafted SMS message.

SpyEra.A places no visible icon on the application menu, but its presence is revealed with a quick look under the 'Manage applications' in Settings.

SpyEra.A as listed under 'Manage applications' (left), and the permissions it requested (right)




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