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Android.Gugespy

Updated:
July 19, 2012 7:22:36 AM
Type:
Spyware
Risk Impact:
Low
Systems Affected:
Android
Android package file
The application may arrive as a package with one of the following names:

APKs:
  • com.plus.QQMsg
  • com.plus.QQMsgX
  • com.plus.sms2mail
  • com.plus.sms2mailX

Permissions
When the application is being installed, it requests permissions to perform the following actions:
  • Read SMS messages on the device
  • Prevent processor from sleeping or screen from dimming
  • Check the phone's current state
  • Write to external storage devices
  • Allows an application to read the owner's data
  • Open network connections
  • Start once the device has finished booting
  • Read user's contacts data

    Installation
    Once installed, the application will display the following icon:




    System monitoring
    The application will run in the background, gathering the following information and periodically sending it to a proxy email address:
    • Incoming and outgoing call logs
    • SMS messages
    • Instant messenger chat history
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