DroidKungFu.A installs a backdoor component onto a device, and forwards data stolen from the device to a remote server.

Automatic action

Once the scan is complete, the F-Secure security product will ask if you want to uninstall the file, move it to the quarantine or keep it installed on your device.

Suspect a file is incorrectly detected (a False Positive)?

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.

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Technical Details

DroidKungFu.A installs a malware component,, onto a compromised device. The installed component functions as a backdoor, and is capable of performing the following actions:

  • Executing command to delete a file
  • Executing command to open a web page
  • Downloading and installing an application package
  • Opening a URL
  • Running or starting an application package

The Trojan also obtains information associated with the device, and forwards them to a remote server. Obtained information include:

  • IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity) number
  • SDK version
  • Network operator

Further communication with the server is carried out by posting in the 'imei,' 'manageid' and root value fields.