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Android.Perkel

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
August 27, 2013
Updated:
November 1, 2013 10:41:26 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Perkel is a Trojan horse for Android devices that may steal information from the compromised device.

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

Package name: com.fake.site
Version: 1.0
Name: Postbank


Installation
Once installed, the application will display a red, white, and blue shield and lock icon with the text of "Postbank".



Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 27, 2013 revision 037
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 27, 2013 revision 037
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 28, 2013 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 28, 2013 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 28, 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: Steals information.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Sam Kim

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