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Category: Malware

Type: Trojan-Spy

Platform: Android

Aliases: Trojan-Spy:Android/Antares


Trojan-Spy:Android/Antares collects and forwards device details to a remote server, as well as saving the information to the SD card and to a local web server that provides viewing access to the data via a web page.


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Technical Details

Antares.A collects and posts the following device information to a remote server:

  • International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) number
  • International Mobile Subscriber Identity (IMSI) number
  • Contact information
  • Device model

It contains modules that log information such as sent and received SMS messages, contact details, and geolocation details on the SD card. This information is recorded in a text file format.

In addition, Antares creates a local web server in the phone; data contained in the server is then remotely accessible via a web page.

Description Created: 2012-04-29 00:00:00.0

Description Last Modified: 2012-04-29 00:00:00.0