Monitoring-Tool:Android/Spyoo.A

Classification

Riskware

Monitoring-Tool

Android

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Summary

Spyoo.A records selected information on a device, and uploads the details to a remote server.

Removal

Automatic action

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.

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Technical Details

Spyoo.A is monitoring tool that records the following information on the device it was installed on:

  • GPS location
  • SMS messages
  • Phone calls
  • Contacts
  • Visited URLs

Later, it uploads these information to a remote location,http://[...]spytic.fr[...].

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.

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

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