Threat Description

Trojan:iPhoneOS/Adthief.A

Details

Aliases:Adthief
Category:Malware
Type:Trojan
Platform:iPhoneOS

Summary



Trojan:iPhoneOS/Adthief.A hijacks the advertisement modules used by other installed apps to display its own advertisements.



Removal


Automatic action

Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.

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You may wish to refer to the Support Community for further assistance. You also may also refer to General Removal Instructions for a general guide on alternative disinfection actions.



Technical Details



Trojan:iPhoneOS/Adthief.A is a library that forms part of a development framework used by app developers on jailbroken iOS devices to create new mobile applications. When present, this component silently hijacks various specified advertisement modules of installed apps on the device to display its own advertisements.

Adthief.A only works on jailbroken iOS devices; unmodified devices are not affected.






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