SECURITY INFORMATION : Pokemon Go

Posted by Anne Werkmeister on August 10, 2016
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Pokemon Go App from Official Google Play and Apple store is safe (despite recent rumors)

BUT...

Pradeo has detected  malware in the wake of Pokemon GO phenomenal sucess. Here are some related Apps and description of some of their unwanted behaviors.

Enjoy the game but don't trust fake copies!


 

Ppokemon_G0.jpgokemon G0

version : 0.29.0

561ae708f234f46dbdca1d7f2a38d854d9bb60df 

  • Sends  user phone number, sms content, call log info, browser history, contacts and network info over the network
  • Reads and steals WhatsApp messages
  • Records audio and sends over the network
  • Gains control of the device's camera
  • Installs other applications


  Pokpokemonmap.pngemon Map

  version : 1.0

  2cb60c28f9029f76524ec609ba37a936a5bca74c

  • Virus : Adware/Startapp.A 
  • Send information about installed applications, network information, hardware information, runtime info, user's shared data and device information over the network
  • The application sends the user's location towards another destination than legitimate APIs


 

  Guiguideandtr.pngde&Tricks for Pokémon GO

  version : 2.0.0

  f46a35563ca79ad48f58bf75b7ff7738aaa2c32a

  • Virus :Adware/Startapp.A
  • Send information about installed applications, telephony network information, hardware information and runtime info (memory info) over the network
  • The application sends the user's location towards another destination than legitimate APIs
  • Device information (imei, version, etc.) sent over the network 


 

  Closicon5.pnge Up Pokemon

  version : 2.4.0b

  483ba97d08632cde64fe0cfa6d4d31cdfb98e56e

  • The application sends the user's location towards another
  • destination than legitimate APIs
  • Telephony network information sent over the network
  • Send network info, device information (imei, version, etc.) and hardware information over the network
  • Uncertified connection
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Topics: Mobile Application Security