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Android.Twikabot

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
25 June 2012
Updated:
26 June 2012 11:32:31 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Twikabot is a Trojan horse for Android devices that attempts to steal information.

Android package file
The Trojan may arrive through email as a package with the following name:

APK: be_social_plugin.apk

Installation
Once installed, the application will not display an icon. The device package browser does however display the following:


Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version 25 June 2012 revision 018
  • Latest Rapid Release version 19 February 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version 25 June 2012 revision 019
  • Latest Daily Certified version 25 June 2012 revision 019
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date 27 June 2012
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 steal information from the device.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Kevin Savage
ISTR V16