Analysis by: Echo Duan

 THREAT SUBTYPE:

Information Stealer, Click Fraud, Malicious Downloader

 PLATFORM:

Android OS

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

  • Threat Type: Trojan

  • Destructiveness: No

  • Encrypted:

  • In the wild: Yes

  TECHNICAL DETAILS

File Size: 2,448,137 bytes
File Type: APK
Memory Resident: Yes

NOTES:

Certain applications on Google Play pose as legitimate voice messenger platforms, with suspicious automated functions such as automatic pop-ups of fake surveys and fraudulent ad clicks.

When the app is installed, it displays fake survey forms to collect users’ personally identifiable information (PII) such as names, phone numbers, and home addresses in exchange for gift cards.

The app could download more malicious payloads for compromise.

  SOLUTION

Step 1

Trend Micro Mobile Security Solution

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Step 2

Remove unwanted apps on your Android mobile device

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