Android/PUP.Riskware.Armor

Short bio

Android/PUP.Riskware.Armor is Malwarebytes' detection name for a fake Anti-Virus for Android called Android’s Antivirus.

Symptoms

Androids Antivirus

Androids Antivirus

Type and source of infection

PUP.Riskware.Armor prompt

prompt for PUP.Riskware.Armor

Aftermath

Fake AV's can give the users a false sense of security which may end up causing more serious problems.

Protection

 block Android PUP.Riskware.Armor

Malwarebytes blocks Android PUP.Riskware.Armor

Remediation

Because of the elevated permissions needed manual removal is not easy. That is where Malwarebytes for Android can help by identifying this app and removing it.

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