Trojan in keepass2android? Avast! Mobile Security blocks keepass2

Jul 24, 2013 at 2:46 PM
Edited Jul 24, 2013 at 2:48 PM
Installed Keepass2Andoid and Avast! Mobile Security on my smartphone (HTC One)
Avast! Mobile Security blocks Keepass2Android because of a trojan!
Cannot use keepass2 with installed avast! Mobile security!

What should I think about safety of Keepass2Android?
Coordinator
Jul 24, 2013 at 8:47 PM
Edited Jul 25, 2013 at 4:05 AM
This is a false alarm of Avast!
Keepass2Android is open source, so everybody can verify it's no malware. Please report the false alarm in the Avast! app so that Avast! hopefully fixes this soon.

BTW such alarms happen quite frequently:
https://www.google.de/search?q=avast+false+positive
Jul 24, 2013 at 11:16 PM
I can confirm this was also flagged for me around 2 hours ago, was fine yesterday. seems Avast added the signature and reports the client having Android:SMSAgent-QA [Trj]
Coordinator
Jul 25, 2013 at 4:35 AM
I just tested with virustotal which shows that it's really only an Avast problem:
http://tinyurl.com/lq5d4ay

I'd love to do something about this, but I don't know what it could be. All we can do is report to Avast and hope they fix this soon :-(
Jul 25, 2013 at 7:46 AM
Edited Jul 25, 2013 at 8:36 PM
I added this report to the Avast! Mobile Security app comments and also sent a problem report through the Avast app in-built problem report utility. Chris
Coordinator
Jul 25, 2013 at 11:40 AM
seems like this is fixed in Avast now. Can anybody confirm?
Jul 25, 2013 at 11:53 AM
The definitions update of Avast caused this yesterday, the tech support wanted me to upload the apk to their ftp site, bput had trouble being a noob with ftp so I left a link to the file on my google drive. Still no reply as of now Thu Jul 25 2013, 12:49:06
I eMailed you yesterday Philipp!!!!!
Jul 25, 2013 at 11:54 AM
oh! I'll try it out
Jul 25, 2013 at 11:58 AM
FIXED!
Jul 25, 2013 at 12:17 PM
Edited Jul 26, 2013 at 5:06 PM
PhilippC wrote:
seems like this is fixed in Avast now. Can anybody confirm?
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Android:SMSAgent-QA [Trj] FIXED!!
Jul 25, 2013 at 1:06 PM
Edited Jul 26, 2013 at 5:08 PM
Android:SMSAgent-QA [Trj] FIXED!!
ALL IS NOW FINE!
Image
Jul 25, 2013 at 8:17 PM
Edited Jul 25, 2013 at 8:37 PM
OK, I also can confirm that this is fixed.
Thanks to you, guys!
Chris
Jul 26, 2013 at 4:34 PM
Edited Jul 26, 2013 at 6:07 PM
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The previous version was 130724 or s'thing with the trojan I think. Because they pushed that out yesterday or was it the day before? which caused this nonsense in the first place.
/code?

(well at least I sorted out my image hosting service :o)