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Android.Pdaspy

Updated:
November 16, 2011 12:07:49 PM
Type:
Spyware
Name:
Phone monitoring PRO+, GPS Spy Phone Tracking PRO+
Version:
3.1, 7.1
Publisher:
Sherlock Mobile App
Risk Impact:
High
Systems Affected:
Android

Behavior

Android.Pdaspy is a spyware application for Android devices that periodically gathers information from the device and uploads it to a predetermined location.

Android package file
The application arrives as one of the following application packages:

Free version:
APK: com.androidapp.pdaspy.apk
Version: 3.1
Publisher: Sherlock Mobile App
Marketplace name: Phone monitoring PRO+

Paid version:
APK: com.androidapp.conflite.apk
Version: 7.1
Publisher: Sherlock Mobile App
Marketplace name: GPS Spy Phone Tracking PRO+


Installation
The application must be manually installed.

Once installed, the application will display an icon depicting a cog wheel with the name "Conf Lite".



An attacker must have access to the device to log into the application and configure it. After this, the application will no longer appear in the standard Applications menu. However, it will still appear in the Settings > Applications > Manage Applications menu.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 15, 2011 revision 019
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 15, 2011 revision 019
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 16, 2011
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