It is increasingly common that regular mobile applications such as weather forecast, flashlight or online games are becoming pathways for different types of mobile-oriented malware. 90% of the Spanish mobile terminals are currently using Android operation system, reason why this OS has become one of the main target for the cybercrime to gain access to sensitive information such as banking details or personal information.
At this point the user may wonder what is the different between this App and a regular antivirus
This App performs a comprehensive analysis of the mobile device and automatically send a detailed report with the analyzed information to the user email. The application not only identify the most sophisticated malware that normally go unnoticed but also the suspicious connections associated:
- Public IP address assigned.
- WiFi connections
- Additional connected devices
With this information the App determines if, for example, the IP or DNS belong to a blacklist or if the device is been used in a botnet. Additionally, it verifies if the accounts used in the device have been compromised or involved in a data breach based on GoNetFPI leak Data Base.
Android Forensics Analytics, the breakthrough technology in which this new App is based.
The technology used in this App come from the original Android Forensic Analytics developed by GoNetFPI with the objective of identifying cyber-attacks and vulnerabilities suffered in the analyzed device.
Android Forensics Analytics has become an essential service for the financial institutions to identify the source of the security incidents and be able to take the proper measures to prevent similar situations in the future.