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Geinimi Android Trojan Removal

Question asked by Kaustubh Katdare in #Gadgets on Dec 30, 2010
Kaustubh Katdare
Kaustubh Katdare · Dec 30, 2010
CEO @ CrazyEngineers, TEDx Speaker, Guitarist
Geinimi - the new Android Trojan is infecting android powered handhelds all over the world. If you are and android phone owner, this news might be important to you. Lookout Mobile security company has discovered this Trojan steals personal data from your mobiles and sends it to a centralized server. This information can include your messages, phonebook addresses and other important data.

Geinimi is also been called the most sophisticated and advanced malware on Android powered mobiles."Geinimi is effectively being 'grafted' onto repackaged versions of legitimate applications, primarily games, and distributed in third-party Chinese Android app markets," Lookout said in a blog post. "The affected applications request extensive permissions over and above the set that is requested by their legitimate original versions."

Geinimi can -

* Send location coordinates (fine location)
* Send device identifiers (IMEI and IMSI)
* Download and prompt the user to install an app
* Prompt the user to uninstall an app
* Enumerate and send a list of installed apps to the server.

In order to remove this Trojan from your mobiles, head over to following location and install the following software -

https://www.mylookout.com/download


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Saandeep Sreerambatla
Saandeep Sreerambatla · Dec 31, 2010
Member of CrazyEngineers
Thankyou for the information!

My friend needs this badly. 😀
thisisananth
thisisananth · Dec 31, 2010
Member of CrazyEngineers
Thanks for the help Sandy..😎

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