Monitoring-Tool:Android/SpyEra.A

Threat description

Details

CATEGORYRiskware
TYPEMonitoring-Tool
PLATFORMAndroid

Summary

SpyEra.A is a program that monitors and retrieves data from a compromised device.

Removal

Automatic action

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Technical Details

SpyEra.A is programmed to monitor and retrieve data from a compromised device. Its malicious activities are triggered when the device receives a specially crafted SMS message.

SpyEra.A places no visible icon on the application menu, but its presence is revealed with a quick look under the 'Manage applications' in Settings.

SpyEra.A as listed under 'Manage applications' (left), and the permissions it requested (right)

Description Created: 2012-09-03 00:00:00.0

Description Last Modified: 2012-09-03 00:00:00.0

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