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Android.Godwon

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
September 9, 2013
Updated:
September 10, 2013 8:59:06 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Godwon is a Trojan horse for Android devices that steals information.

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

Package name: me.key.sexclient
Version: 2.0
Name: LoveTalk (Korean)

Package name: com.google.data
Name: Google Service

Installation
Once installed, the application will display an pink heart icon with Korean text (translated "LoveTalk").



If the sub app is installed, it may display an Android green robot icon with text "Google Service".


Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 9, 2013 revision 037
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 9, 2013 revision 037
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 10, 2013 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 10, 2013 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 11, 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: Attempts to install another app.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals device's contacts and Skype user information.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Tommy Dong

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