Starting this morning, F-Secure Freedome has been warning me that my Samsung Galaxy Note 5 device is infected. It says that "System UI" is infected with "Trojan:Android/SmsSend.AB". I have scanned my phone with Sophos, Kaspersky, Norton, and Bitdefender, yet they do not detect any malware on my phone. I am running Freedome version 22.214.171.12436 on Android 5.1.1.
I have checked the System UI permissions on another Galaxy Note 5 and the permissions are identical. I have also checked with my wireless carrier and there have been no suspicious SMS messages sent from my device to premium numbers or otherwise. Indications are this is a false positive on F-Secure's behalf.
Is the detection shown from the App Security feature in Freedome? Please open a support request in order to investigate this further.
Just to say that I have the same issue flagged up by Freedome (on Samsung Note 4). I thought it unlikely to be a false positive, so thanks, Scholar, for mentioning it. I've sent a support request.
Here's a screenshot
This suspected false positive has been updated on our backend. Could you please check again and keep us posted if the issue persists?
Running Google Nexus 7, Android 6.0.1, kernel 3.4.0-g094b859, Android security patch level 1 March 2016
... and it persists:
running Google Nexus 7, Android 6.0.1, kernel 3.4.0-g094b859, Android security patch level 1 March 2016,
fs protection 16.2.012727
... flagged: "Basic Daydreams, scanned 31 Mar 2016, (...) This app is infected with a virus: Trojan:Android/Smsspy.6d2d2b3dab!Online"
... the same flag for: Calendar Storage, com.android.providers.partnerbookmarks, HTML Viewer, Intent Filter Verification Service, MusicFX, Print Spooler, Simple mesage receiver
... and these flags while fs protection finds nothing.
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