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Android.Uapush

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 31, 2013
Updated:
April 1, 2013 3:01:11 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Uapush is a Trojan horse for Android devices that steals information from the compromised device. It may also display advertisements and send SMS messages from the compromised device.

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

Package names:
  • cat.wee.pocketpirates
  • com.jlwlkj.hn0008
  • com.mobilegamee.deadlydrive
  • com.pavelmalev.HappyTravel
  • com.pocketworld.tinymonsters
  • com.square_enix.countastics


Installation
Once installed, the application will display an icon of a torch or a cartoon character.


Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 31, 2013 revision 024
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 31, 2013 revision 024
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 1, 2013 revision 004
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 1, 2013 revision 004
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 3, 2013
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
  • Payload: May send SMS messages from the device.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals information from the device.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Zhicheng Zeng

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