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Trojan:Android/Gamex.A

Classification

Category: Malware

Type: Trojan

Platform: Android

Aliases: Trojan:Android/Gamex.A

Summary


Gamex.A is a harmful program that downloads and installs files onto an infected device.

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Technical Details


Gamex.A hides its malicious components inside the package file. Once it is granted a root access by the device owner, it connects to a command and control (C&C) server to download more applications and to forward the device's IMEI and IMSI numbers. Additionally, it also establishes a connection to an external link which contains a repackaged APK file, and proceeds to downloading and installing the file.

Gamex.A listed as 'Updater' (left), and the permissions it requested (right)