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Android.Hehe

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 22, 2014
Updated:
January 22, 2014 1:07:05 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Hehe is a Trojan horse for Android devices that blocks incoming calls and SMS messages from specific numbers. The Trojan also steals information from the compromised device.




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

Package name:
  • com.google.android.v54
  • com.google.android.v54new
Name: android.security.component


Installation
Once installed, the application will display an icon with a green robot with a white cube on its chest.


Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 22, 2014 revision 004
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 22, 2014 revision 004
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 23, 2014 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 23, 2014 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 22, 2014
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: Blocks calls and SMS messages from specific numbers.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals information from the compromised device.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Zhicheng Zeng

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