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Trojan-Proxy:Android/NotCompatible.A

Classification

Category: Malware

Type: Trojan-Proxy

Platform: Android

Aliases: Trojan-Proxy:Android/NotCompatible.A

Summary


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

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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