Application:Android/RemoteControlPhone.A

Classification

Riskware

Application

Android

Application:Android/RemoteControlPhone.A

Summary

RemoteControlPhone.A is an application that allows the user to perform certain activities on the device from a remote location.

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Technical Details

RemoteControlPhone.A is an application that allows the user to perform the following actions from remote:

  • Sending SMS messages
  • Making phone calls
  • Setting the wallpaper
  • Tracking the device's location
  • Recording
  • Accessing Wi-Fi settings

The application can also be run in the background or while booting up if the user chooses to start the corresponding service.

While apps with such behavior may be legitimately used by the device's authorized user, they are classified by security programs as riskware because in the hands of unauthorized users, they can also be used to cause damage to the user's data or the device.

If you are confident that you are aware of the risks involved in using the program and consent to its use, you may choose to keep it installed on your device.

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