Threat Description

Riskware:​Android/QPlus.A

Details

Category: Riskware
Type: Riskware
Platform: Android

Summary



QPlus.A is a tool that runs silently in the background, gathering device information and later forwarding it to a remote server.



Removal



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



Technical Details



QPlus.A is a tool that gathers information from the device it was installed on. It runs silently in the background, and cannot be seen on the list of applications. Its presence however, becomes visible when looking into application management.

When monitoring a device, QPlus.A runs as a service in the background. It monitors and collects the following information, which is later sent to a proxy mail server:

  • Call logs
  • SMS messages
  • Instant Messenger chat history
QPlus.A runs as a service in the background






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