Threat Description

Trojan-Proxy: Android/NotCompatible.A


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


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


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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