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Exploit:Android/HtcLoggers.A

Classification

Category: Riskware

Type: Exploit

Platform: Android

Aliases: Exploit:Android/HtcLoggers.A

Summary


HtcLoggers.A is a preinstalled application that might leak confidential information to other applications.

Removal


Automatic action

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Vulnerability Protection

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Technical Details


HtcLoggers.A is a preinstalled application on HTC devices that could potentially leak confidential information. When installed on a device, any application with Internet permission might be able to access and read logged data such as:

  • SMS messages
  • Contact numbers from phone logs
  • List of user accounts
  • Last known locations (GPS and network)