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Android/GetRoot.A

  • Name
    Android/GetRoot.A
  • Date discovered
    Jan 2, 2016
  • Type
    Malware
  • Impact
    Medium 
  • Reported Infections
    Low 
  • Operating System
    AndroidOS
  • VDF version
    7.11.25.188 (2012-03-20 15:18)

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The file is a malicious Android application that undermines the security of the device or the privacy of the user. Typically, Android malware attempts to steal personal or account information, gain access to device functions via backdoors, send text messages or dial premium numbers, and lock or encrypt the device so the user must pay to unlock the device.

  • VDF
    7.11.25.188 (2012-03-20 15:18)
  • Aliases
    AVG: Android_c.IZD
    Dr. Web: Tool.Rooter.6
    Microsoft: HackTool:AndroidOS/ZergRush.B
    G Data: Linux.CornelGEN.755
    Kaspersky Lab: HEUR:Exploit.Linux.Lotoor.ah
    ESET: Android/Exploit.Lotoor.DH trojan

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