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Proreso.A collects certain information from a compromised device, and forwards the data to a remote server.


Once the scan is complete, the F-Secure security product will ask if you want to uninstall the file, move it to the quarantine or keep it installed on your device.

A False Positive is when a file is incorrectly detected as harmful, usually because its code or behavior resembles known harmful programs. A False Positive will usually be fixed in a subsequent database update without any action needed on your part. If you wish, you may also:

  • Check for the latest database updates

    First check if your F-Secure security program is using the latest updates, then try scanning the file again.

  • Submit a sample

    After checking, if you still believe the file is incorrectly detected, you can submit a sample of it for re-analysis.

    Note: If the file was moved to quarantine, you need to collect the file from quarantine before you can submit it.

  • Exclude a file from further scanning

    If you are certain that the file is safe and want to continue using it, you can exclude it from further scanning by the F-Secure security product.

    Note: You need administrative rights to change the settings.

Technical Details

Proreso.A captures SMS messages, phone contacts and GPS locations from a compromised device, and later submits this information to a remote server. Its routine is triggered whenever the device is rebooted, receives an SMS message, or reaches a particular time.

The information that Proreso.A sends out to a remote location include:

  • SMS messages, sender's name and number
  • IMSI number
  • IMEI number
  • SIM serial number
  • Phone number
  • Date
  • GPS location (longitude and latitude)
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