1.It makes it looks like your phone is off, but then proceeds to spy on you.
2. It can make outgoing calls (if you’re using a phone), take pictures, and perform many other tasks without notifying the user.
3. Some 10,000 devices have been infected so far, mostly in China where the malware was first introduced and offered through the local, official app stores.
4. AVG still advises users to take the battery out of their phone if they really want to be sure their phone is off.