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Android.Virusshield

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
April 7, 2014
Updated:
April 14, 2014 8:47:13 PM
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Virusshield is a Trojan horse for Android devices that claims to scan apps and protect personal information, but has no real functionality.



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

Package name: com.deviant.security.shield
Version: 1
Name: Virus Shield


Installation
Once installed, the application will display an icon with a red shield with a capital 'S' in white lettering on it.


Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 7, 2014 revision 035
  • Latest Rapid Release version April 7, 2014 revision 035
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 8, 2014 revision 001
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 8, 2014 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 9, 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: Charges $3.99 to install the application.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Jeet Morparia

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