Threat Description

Monitoring-Tool: Android/SpyEra.A

Details

Category: Riskware
Type: Monitoring-Tool
Platform: Android

Summary


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



Removal


Automatic action

F-Secure's Mobile Security product blocks installation of this program with default settings.

More

More information on scanning or removal options are available in the documentation for your F-Secure Mobile Security product on the Downloads section of our Home - Global site.

You may also refer to the Knowledge Base on the F-Secure Community site for more assistance.



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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