Threat Description

Application:Android/AdOp.A

Details

Aliases: Application:Android/AdOp.A
Category: Riskware
Type: Application
Platform: Android

Summary



AdOp.A is an application that arbitrarily creates shortcuts and advertisement motivated notifications linking to a website or another application.



Removal



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



Technical Details



AdOp.A arbitrarily creates shortcuts and advertisement motivated notifications that link to a website or another application. The application that users is being led to may not be present on the device, but that does not stop AdOp.A from creating its corresponding shortcut.

AdOp.A is not directly harmful to the device, but it may pose some risks if the shortcut or notification leads users to a questionable website.






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