Via app stores
This malware is a cross-platform threat, affecting both Android and Windows.
To get a one-glance comprehensive view of the behavior of this Trojan, refer to the Threat Diagram shown below.
16 Jan 2013
Steals information, Downloads files
This malware presents itself as a system cleaner that helps you clean and speed up your system. After installation, it shows the icon launcher below:
Once the malicious app is launched, the user will see the home screen:
The app presents several different “clean options” for the user to choose, but they actually do nothing except show a process bar.
At the same time, this malware starts up a service, which is really malicious, in background.
This malware registers a location listener to collect and upload user location information through HTTP to the following server:
This malware also receives commands from the following C&C server:
The protocol used by malware to communicate with C&C server is a self-defined protocol.
This malware executes several routines such as:
- Send SMS messages
- Delete SMS messages
- Steal contact list
- Track GPS location
- Make phone calls
- Execute shell command
One of the three downloaded files is a classic auto-run malware on Windows. If the user selects the USB mode on their mobile device and connects it to a Windows PC, this malware (svchosts.exe) will run automatically. On Windows, this auto-run malware is designed to record your voice with the microphone .
08 Feb 2013
08 Feb 2013
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