BeanBot.A forwards device's data to a remote server and sends out premium-rate SMS messages from the infected device.
A False Positive is when a file is incorrectly detected as harmful, usually because its code or behavior resembles known harmful programs. A False Positive will usually be fixed in a subsequent database update without any action needed on your part. If you wish, you may also:
Check for the latest database updates
First check if your F-Secure security program is using the latest detection database updates, then try scanning the file again.
Submit a sample
After checking, if you still believe the file is incorrectly detected, you can submit a sample of it for re-analysis.
NOTE If the file was moved to quarantine, you need to collect the file from quarantine before you can submit it.
Exclude a file from further scanning
If you are certain that the file is safe and want to continue using it, you can exclude it from further scanning by the F-Secure security product.
Note You need administrative rights to change the settings.
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:
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