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Android.Fakeguard

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 27, 2012
Updated:
October 29, 2012 9:48:32 AM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Fakeguard is a Trojan horse for Android devices that steals information from the compromised device.

Android package file
The Trojan may arrive as a package with the following characteristics:

Package name: com.stech.stopphishing
APK:
  • com.stech.stopphishing.apk
  • com.stech.spamguard.apk
  • com.stech.stopphishing.apk
Version: 2.1.9
Name: Stop Phishing!


Installation
Once installed, the application will display an icon with a red and white "No Phishing" sign with the text "Stop Phishing!" below it.


Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 27, 2012 revision 003
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 22, 2014 revision 050
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 27, 2012 revision 007
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 23, 2014 revision 018
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 31, 2012
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals information from the compromised device.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Branko Spasojevic

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