Trojan:Android/SmsZombie.A

Threat description

Details

CATEGORYMalware
TYPETrojan
PLATFORMAndroid

Summary

SmsZombie.A drops a malicious component onto the device, and proceeds to collecting user information and banking related data.



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Technical Details

SmsZombie.A drops a malicious component to a live wallpaper application on the device, featuring images of various women. The malware then creates a file named phone.xml and proceeds to collect user information and banking-related data that can be found on the device. The collected data are later sent via an SMS message to the number 13093632006.

Screenshot of SmsZombie.A

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