But what exactly does this malicious application do once installed on the victim's device? The answer is it does many things, among which are:
android.permission.READ_LOGS (reads the archive logs of your device, which include sensitive personal data of the user)
android.permission.BLUETOOTH (interacts with the bluetooth confirguration with the capacity to alter it and allow incoming connections from other devices that are within the protocol's reach)
android.permission.INTERNET (provides applications necessary access to the Internet)
android.permission.RECEIVE_SMS (interacts with SMS messages, reads them and could even delete them without the victim's consent)
android.permission.READ_CONTACTS (has access to all of the contacts in your agenda)
The Adware is monetized through RevMob https://www.revmobmobileadnetwork.com
The same RevMob page explains how this works:
"A simple and effective ad unit invites the user to download a free app. You get paid for clicks and installs. "
This is the use the creators of Adblock Plus have for this false App. Thankfully, at the time of writing this post, the malicious App had already been removed.
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