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Trojan:Android/BeanBot.A

Classification

Category: Malware

Type: Trojan

Platform: Android

Aliases: Trojan:Android/BeanBot.A

Summary


BeanBot.A forwards device's data to a remote server and sends out premium-rate SMS messages from the infected device.

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Technical Details


Upon launching, BeanBot.A prompts an 'update' option that would connect to a command and control (C&C) server when clicked on. It then forwards the following information to the server:

  • International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) number
  • International Mobile Subscriber Identity (IMSI) number
  • Phone number

Additionally, BeanBot.A also sends out premium-rate SMS messages from the infected device, leaving the user with a hefty bill charged to his or her account.

BeanBot.A listed as 'BlowUp,' and the permissions it requested upon installation

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