Trojan:Android/SmsSpy.F

Threat description

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CATEGORYMalware
TYPETrojan
PLATFORMAndroid

Summary

SmsSpy.F is a malware that targets banking consumers in Spain, posing as an Android Security Suite application.

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Technical Details

SmsSpy.F poses as an Android Security Suite application that actually does nothing in ensuring the device's security. It does however, records received SMS messages into secsuite.db instead.

SmsSpy.F poses as an Android Security Suite application

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