Trojan:Android/DroidKungFu.C forwards confidential details to a remote server.
F-Secure's Mobile Security product automatically blocks installation of this program.
Monitoring-Tool:Android/DroidKungFu.C can be uninstalled by following the steps below:
- Go toSettings
- Go toApplications
- Go toManage Applications
- Select the application
- Press "Clear data"
- Press "Uninstall"
- Select "OK" when asked for confirmation and wait
Trojan:Android/DroidKungFu.C are distributed on unauthorized Android app sites as trojanized versions of legitimate applications.
Prior to installation, this new variant of the DroidKungFu family requests the following permissions:
Once installed, DroidKungFu.C attempts to root the phone (gain control of the system) by using exploits, including RageAgainstTheCage. These exploits are stored in the malware package and encrypted with a key.
The trojan also attempts to collect the following information from the compromised device:
- International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI)
- Mobile device model
- Network operator
- Network type
- Operating system (OS) APIs
- OS type
- Information stored in the Phone memory
- Information stored in the SD card memory
The collected information is reported to remote command and control (C&C) servers at multiple locations:
This trojan was discovered by researchers at the North Carolina State University. For additional information, see: