Threat Description

Riskware: Android/QPlus.A

Details

Category: Riskware
Type: Riskware
Platform: Android

Summary


QPlus.A is a tool that runs silently in the background, gathering device information and later forwarding it to a remote server.



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


QPlus.A is a tool that gathers information from the device it was installed on. It runs silently in the background, and cannot be seen on the list of applications. Its presence however, becomes visible when looking into application management.

When monitoring a device, QPlus.A runs as a service in the background. It monitors and collects the following information, which is later sent to a proxy mail server:

  • Call logs
  • SMS messages
  • Instant Messenger chat history
QPlus.A runs as a service in the background





Description Created: 2012-08-07 00:00:00.0

Description Last Modified: 2012-09-05 00:00:00.0


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