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Android.Spymple

Android.Spymple

Updated:
March 19, 2014
Infection Length:
Varies
Risk Impact:
Low
Systems Affected:
Android

Behavior

Android.Spymple is a spyware application for Android devices that allows the device it is installed on to be monitored.

Android package file
The Trojan may arrive as a package with the following characteristics:

Package names:
com.Yene.dom
com.Yene.sms_tools

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 02, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 02, 2014 revision 022
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 27, 2014 revision 009
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 27, 2014 revision 009
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 05, 2014
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Android package file
The Trojan may arrive as a package with the following characteristics:

Package names:
com.Yene.dom
com.Yene.sms_tools


Functionality
Once executed, the program begins to monitor activity on the device it is installed on.
You may have arrived at this page either because you have been alerted by your Symantec product about this risk, or you are concerned that your device has been affected by this risk.


Install Norton Mobile Security
If you do not already have Norton Mobile Security installed on your device, please download the product from the Google Play Store .

Alternatively, you can navigate to the norton.mobi website from your device and download the product from there by completing the following steps:
  1. Select the 90-Day free download.
  2. Select the Android icon to begin downloading the product.
  3. Select Install in order to accept the permissions that are being requested by the program.
  4. Next, select Open and then Agree & Launch.

Note: The first time the product runs, you will be required to enter a code that is displayed on the screen in order to activate the product. Enter the provided code and select Submit .


Run a full system scan
Run a full system scan using Norton Mobile Security to remove this risk from the device. To do this, please perform the following actions:
  1. Navigate to the Anti-Malware tab.
  2. Select Scan Now.


Manual removal
To remove this risk manually, please perform the following actions:
  1. Open the Google Android Menu.
  2. Go to the Settings icon and select Applications.
  3. Next, select Manage.
  4. Select the application and select Uninstall.