ShiftyBug

ShiftyBug is an auto-rooting adware family of malware for Android. The family is very similar to the other Android families known as Shedun, Shuanet, Kemoge, though it is not believed all the families were created by the same group. [1]

ID: S0294
Aliases: ShiftyBug
Type: MALWARE
Platforms: Android

Version: 1.1

Alias Descriptions

NameDescription
ShiftyBug[1]

Techniques Used

DomainIDNameUse
MobileT1404Exploit OS VulnerabilityShiftyBug is packed with at least eight publicly available exploits that can perform rooting.[1]
MobileT1400Modify System PartitionShiftyBug is auto-rooting adware that embeds itself as a system application, making it nearly impossible to remove.[1]

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