Trojan:Android/Kituri

Classification

Malware

Trojan

Android

Trojan:Android/Kituri, Trojan:Android/Kituri.A

Summary

Trojan:Android/Kituri sends SMS messages to a list of premium-rate numbers retrieved from a remote location.

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Technical Details

Upon execution, Trojan:Android/Kituri sends the device.s International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) number to a remote server, then connects to a remote location to obtain a list of premium-rate numbers. The app subsequently sends SMS messages to these numbers.

To distract the user from any indications of these activities taking place, Kituri.A displays a 'User Agreement' for the user's attention.

More

This malware is discussed in: Q1 2012 Mobile Threat Report (PDF).

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