Trojan:Android/Boxer

Classification

Malware

Trojan

Android

Trojan:Android/Boxer

Summary

Boxer refers to a family of malware that pretends to be an installer or application downloader program, but actually sends premium-rate SMS messages without the users' acknowledgement.

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Technical Details

Boxer is a family of malware that reaps profit through SMS-sending activities. It pretends to be a legitimate installer or application downloader program, but once installed, it will silently sends out SMS messages in the background. Charges associated with its SMS sending activities are billed to the users' account.

Variants

  • Trojan:Android/Boxer.C
  • Riskware:Android/Boxer.D
  • Trojan:Android/Boxer.F
  • Trojan:Android/Boxer.G
  • Trojan:Android/Boxer.H

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