Threat Description

Trojan: Android/UpdtKiller.A


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


UpdtKiller.A is capable of terminating processes belonging to anti-virus products in order to avoid detection.


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

Technical Details

UpdtKiller.A connects to a command and control (C&C) server, where it forwards harvested user data to and receives further command from. This malware is also capable of killing anti-virus processes in order to avoid being detected.

UpdtKiller.A as seen on a device


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