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Android.Steek

Updated:
January 9, 2012 3:25:18 PM
Type:
Potentially Unwanted App
Infection Length:
Approximately 3,500,000 bytes
Name:
Varies
Version:
Varies
Publisher:
Stevens Creek Software
Risk Impact:
Low

Behavior

Android.Steek is a potentially unwanted application that is placed on a download website for Android applications and disguised as popular applications.

Installation
When executed, the program displays the following message as well as the title screen for the downloaded application:


Title:
Please click here to finish the installation process.

Message:
To unlock the full version of this game for free, enter your email on the page and return to this application.




Resources:
For additional information about this application, please read the following blog:
More fraudware headaches for the Android Marketplace

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 8, 2012 revision 017
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 29, 2012 revision 004
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 9, 2012 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 29, 2012 revision 018
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 11, 2012
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