Monitoring-Tool:Android/CellShark.A

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CATEGORYRiskware
TYPEMonitoring-Tool
PLATFORMAndroid

Summary

CellShark.A is a commercial monitoring tool used to track users' activities on a device.

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Technical Details

CellShark.A is a commercial monitoring tool that is marketed as CellShark Mobile Spy Monitor. It operates silently in the background, monitoring users'activities on the device and uploading the details to a remote website.

The following information are periodically monitored, collected, and uploaded to http://[...]desktopshark1.com[...]:

  • SMS messages
  • Phone call record
  • Location (GPS coordinate)
  • Contact information

CellShark.A listed as Phone Manager

Description Created: 2012-08-16 00:00:00.0

Description Last Modified: 2012-08-16 00:00:00.0

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