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ZenkokuDenwacho

Updated:
October 12, 2012 10:29:16 AM
Type:
Potentially Unwanted App
Infection Length:
184,402 - 202,213 bytes
Name:
Zenkoku Denwacho
Version:
1.2, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6
Publisher:
Jigensha
Risk Impact:
Low
Systems Affected:
Android
Android package file
The application may arrive as a package with the following characteristics:

Package name: info.jigensha.hellopage
Version: 1.2, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6
Name: (Japanese characters meaning "National Phone Book")


Permissions
When the application is being installed, it requests permissions to perform the following actions:
    • Access location information, such as GPS information
    • Create mock location providers for testing
    • Create new contact data
    • Open network connections
    • Read user's contacts data

    Installation
    Once installed, the application will display an icon that looks like a phone book.




    Functionality
    The application is capable of searching a database for a name, phone number, or address of people across Japan.

    It utilizes the contacts of the device it is installed on. When the application is started, it collects the names, phone numbers, and home addresses of all contacts found on the device. Next, it sends the information to a remote location.
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