This detection from the F-Secure Security Cloud identifies Android apps with code or behavior similar to Trojan:Android/FakeAngry. This known threat silently gathers information from the device and forwards the details to a remote location.
F-Secure's Security Cloud is an online service that tracks the security reputation of common programs, files and websites. If a questionable program or file is found during a scan, your F-Secure security product will send a query to the Security Cloud to get its most recent reputation rating. The product will then use that information (and if needed, further analysis) to choose whether to block, quarantine or remove the program or file.
The Security Cloud rating for the identified app indicates that it has code or behavior similar to Trojan:Android/FakeAngry.
FakeAngry variants are usually copies of a popular program that have been recompile or trojanized to include malicious components. These altered apps are then redistributed, either under their original branding or with new names.
Once installed, the app gathers the following information from the compromised device and forwards the details to a remote location:
This program is discussed in further detail in: Q1 2012 Mobile Threat Report (PDF).
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