Wontok SafeCentral Malware Bulletin
21 May 2015
Malware Family: Android.Trojan.SMSSpy
Android Trojan SMSSpy is mobile malware that attempts to steal sensitive data by seizing incoming SMS messages and forwards them to a remote site. The Trojan is often disguised as an Android application that must be downloaded and installed.
Wontok Lab Results
We observed that Wontok SafeCentral Mobile Security’s On Access and On Demand engines properly detect and remediate the malware that prevents the unwanted SMS Spyware by uninstalling/deleting this malware.
Android Trojan.SMSSpy has many variants often disguising itself as a legitimate Android Security Suite Application and will target banking consumers in various geo-regions like Europe or Asia Pacific.
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With operations in the United States, Europe and Asia-Pacific, Wontok brings proven remote access and endpoint security solutions to market. Wontok designed the SafeCentral solutions to be effective against advanced malware threats on the desktop and mobile devices. SafeCentral Security Solutions includes SafeDesktop, Mobile Security, and Security Suite, all of which can be delivered via partner owned platforms or via the Wontok ONE Cloud-based VAS service delivery platform.