Android.Fakedefender.B is a Trojan horse for Android devices that displays fake security alerts in an attempt to convince the user to purchase an app in order to remove non-existent malware or security risks from the device.
Android package file
The Trojan may arrive as a package with the following characteristics:
Package name: com.avastmenow
Installation Once installed, the application will display an icon with the text of PornHub.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version September 10, 2013 revision 005
Latest Rapid Release version September 10, 2013 revision 021
Initial Daily Certified version September 12, 2013 revision 001
Latest Daily Certified version September 12, 2013 revision 001
Initial Weekly Certified release date September 11, 2013
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Wild Level: Low
Number of Infections: 0 - 49
Number of Sites: 0 - 2
Geographical Distribution: Low
Threat Containment: Easy
Damage Level: Medium
Payload: Displays fake security alerts.
Releases Confidential Info: Steals information from the compromised device.