ANDROIDOS_SOCKSBOT.A

Publish date: September 30, 2016

ANALYSIS BY

Echo Duan


PLATFORM:

Android

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

  • Threat Type:Backdoor

  • Destructiveness:No

  • Encrypted:

  • In the wild: Yes

OVERVIEW


TECHNICAL DETAILS

File Size:

20911602 bytes

File Type:

APK

Memory Resident:

Yes

NOTES:

The app generally disguises as games and themes coming from mobile markets including Google Play.

It will build a network tunnel in the background service if it is able to receive a command from C&C.

The tunnel will establish the connection between the infected device and an attacker.

The attacker may access or attack other severs belonging to the same LAN. It can also use the victim's real IP resources to create fake traffic or DDOS.

SOLUTION

Minimum Scan Engine:

9.800

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