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QdPlugin.A sends out device information to remote servers, and receives commands from the servers, which may instruct it to carry out certain activities.


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.

A False Positive is when a file is incorrectly detected as harmful, usually because its code or behavior resembles known harmful programs. A False Positive will usually be fixed in a subsequent database update without any action needed on your part. If you wish, you may also:

  • Check for the latest database updates

    First check if your F-Secure security program is using the latest updates, then try scanning the file again.

  • Submit a sample

    After checking, if you still believe the file is incorrectly detected, you can submit a sample of it for re-analysis.

    Note: If the file was moved to quarantine, you need to collect the file from quarantine before you can submit it.

  • Exclude a file from further scanning

    If you are certain that the file is safe and want to continue using it, you can exclude it from further scanning by the F-Secure security product.

    Note: You need administrative rights to change the settings.

Technical Details

QdPlugin.A is repackaged into another legitimate application before being distributed to potential victims. Once installed and activated on a device, the malware will send out device information such as IMEI number and IMSI number to remote servers.

It also receives commands from the servers, which may instruct it to carry out actions such as installing and removing packages. The command and control servers' URLs are stored and encoded with a symple byte shift algorithm within the embedded malicious APK.

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