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Android.Fakeupdate

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
August 19, 2013
Updated:
August 19, 2013 4:04:02 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Fakeupdate is a Trojan horse for Android devices that downloads other applications onto the compromised device.

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

Package name: com.redwomannet.mainlove
Version: 4.0.3


Installation
Once installed, the application will display an icon with with a pink and white heart on a pink and white background.



Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version pending
  • Latest Rapid Release version pending
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 19, 2013 revision 017
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 19, 2013 revision 017
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 21, 2013
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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: Downloads applications onto the compromised device.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Tommy Dong

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