Threat Encyclopedia

ANDROIDOS_STIP.A

Publish date: October 23, 2014

ANALYSIS BY

Simon Huang


THREAT SUBTYPE:

Hacking/Cracking Tool

PLATFORM:

Android OS

OVERALL RISK RATING:
DAMAGE POTENTIAL:
DISTRIBUTION POTENTIAL:
REPORTED INFECTION:
INFORMATION EXPOSURE:

  • Threat Type:Hacking Tool

  • Destructiveness:No

  • Encrypted:

  • In the wild: Yes

OVERVIEW

Infection Channel:

Via app stores


The first android application designed to attack NFC devices. This is sample aims to bypass and make users to have free rides in public transportation

This malicious app is designed to attack near-field communication (NFC) devices. It bypasses public transportation using NFC devices.

This hacking tool may be downloaded from app stores/third party app stores.

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Arrival Details

This hacking tool may be downloaded from app stores/third party app stores.

NOTES:

This malicious app is designed to attack near-field communication (NFC) devices. It bypasses public transportation using NFC devices.

SOLUTION

Minimum Scan Engine:

9.700

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