Trojan:Android/SMSAgent.A

Classification

Malware

Trojan

Android

SMSAgent.A

Summary

SMSAgent.A appears as a game application, but silently performs malicious routines in the background.

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Automatic action

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Technical Details

SMSAgent.A appears as a game application, but silently performs malicious routines in the background. It attempts to download other potentially malicious files from a remote server and sends out SMS or MMS messages that places expensive charges on the user's bill.

SMSAgent.A's icon and requested permissions

Additionally, SMSAgent.A displays advertisements and collects the following information which are later uploaded to a remote server:

  • Device ID
  • IMEI number
  • Network type
  • Operator

Date Created: 2013-03-06 00:00:00.0

Date Last Modified: 2013-03-06 00:00:00.0