Threat Description

Riskware:​Android/SmsReg.A

Details

Aliases: SmsReg.A
Category: Riskware
Type: Riskware
Platform: Android

Summary



SmsReg.A is marketed under the name ‘Battery Improve,’ and claims to help maximizes a device’s battery usage.



Removal



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



Technical Details



SmsReg.A is marketed under the name ‘Battery Improve,’ and claims to help maximizes a device’s battery usage.

SmsReg.A as 'Battery Improve'

Unbeknownst to the user, the application also collects the following information:

  • API key
  • Application ID
  • Carrier
  • Device manufacturer
  • Device model
  • GPS location
  • International Mobile Equipment Identity(IMEI) number
  • Network operator
  • Package name
  • SDK version





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