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An analysis of the technologies used by cybercriminals allows us to draw conclusions about the virus industry’s possible vectors of development and more effectively confront future threats. You, too, can learn what actions various malicious programs take in infected systems and how to withstand them.

Adware.Startapp.5.origin in virus library:

Adware.Startapp is detected in applications for Android that incorporate a specific advertisement module designed to generate profit from applications which are available free of charge. When a game or any other program containing the module are launched, they can perform the following undesired actions:

  • Add one or several shortcuts on the desktop.
  • Add a browser bookmark.
  • Change the browser's home page.
  • Send confidential information (such as the IMEI, phone number and MAC-address) to a remote server.

Vulnerabilities for Android

According to statistics, every fifth program for Android contains a vulnerability (or, in other words, a "loophole") that lets cybercriminals successfully introduce Trojans onto mobile devices and manipulate them into doing whatever actions they need them to.

Dr.Web Security Auditor for Android diagnoses and analyses a mobile device’s security and offers solutions to address security problems and vulnerabilities.

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