Threat Description

Trojan: Android/Stiniter.A


Category: Malware
Type: Trojan
Platform: Android
Aliases: Trojan:Android/Stiniter.A


Stiniter.A connects to a command and control (C&C) server to forward data and to receive instructions.


F-Secure's Mobile Security product blocks installation of this program with default settings.

Technical Details

Stiniter.A is capable of rooting an infected device and installing other components without needing the device user's authorization. It collects the following information in XML format:

  • IMEI number
  • Device model
  • Screen size
  • Platform
  • Operating system version
  • SMS center
  • Phone number

The malware also connects to a command and control (C&C) server to forward collected data and to receive further instructions.

Stiniter.A as seen on a device
Other variant
  • Trojan:Android/Stiniter.B


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