Threat Description

Trojan-Proxy:Android/NotCompatible.A

Details

Aliases: Trojan-Proxy:Android/NotCompatible.A
Category: Malware
Type: Trojan
Platform: Android

Summary


NotCompatible.A infects a device using a drive-by download method, gaining entry into the device when user visits a compromised website.



Removal


F-Secure's Mobile Security product blocks installation of this program with default settings.



Technical Details


NotCompatible.A operates like a drive-by download threat. It gains entry into a device when the user visits a compromised website, and then proceeds to downloading a package, update.apk.

But for the installation to begin, the user needs to click on it.

Once installed, the malware may also communicate with certain command and control (C&C) servers as evidenced by two addresses found in an encrypted file within the malware.

NotCompatible.A pretends to be a security update file




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