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Spyware:Android/Flexispy.K

Classification

Category:  Spyware

Type:  Spyware

Platform:  Android

Aliases:  Flexispy, Flexispy.K

Summary


Spyware:Android/Flexispy.K is a commercially available monitoring program.

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Technical Details


Spyware:Android/Flexispy.K is the Android version of a commercial spyware program already available on various other mobile platforms (Symbian,WinCE and iOS).

Installation

On installation, the program does not display an icon in the Applications menu. The program is only visible under the 'Manage Applications' menu under Settings, but in that location uses the name 'Mobile backup' or 'Sync Manager', with a generic icon.

Activity

When active, this program tracks the following details:

  • Phone calls
  • SMS messages
  • Internet activity
  • GPS location

The program uses services run in the background to perform these activities.

Other variants: Monitoring-Tool:Android/Flexispy.L

Description Created: 2011-07-11 11:59:43.0

Description Last Modified: 2012-09-04 00:00:00.0