Threat Encyclopedia

AndroidOS_FraudBot.OPS

Publish date: November 27, 2018

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

OVERVIEW


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

Minimum Scan Engine:

9.850

Step 1

Trend Micro Mobile Security Solution

Trend Micro Mobile Security Personal Edition protects Android and iOS smartphones and tablets from malicious and Trojanized applications. It blocks access to malicious websites, increase device performance, and protects your mobile data. You may download the Trend Micro Mobile Security apps from the following sites:

Step 2

Remove unwanted apps on your Android mobile device

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