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AndroidOS.FakePlayer.B

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
September 9, 2010
Updated:
September 10, 2010 12:50:11 AM
Also Known As:
ANDROIDOS_SMS.B [Trend], ANDROIDOS_FAKEMOBI.B [Trend]
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
16,835 bytes
Systems Affected:
Android
AndroidOS.FakePlayer.B is a Trojan horse that attempts to send premium-rate SMS messages to predetermined numbers.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 9, 2010 revision 035
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version pending
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 24, 2011 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 15, 2010
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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: Low
  • Payload: Sends premium-rate SMS messages

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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