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Android.SMSReplicator

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
November 2, 2010
Updated:
September 7, 2012 5:42:23 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
63,580 bytes
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.SMSReplicator is a spying utility that will secretly transmit incoming SMS messages to another phone of the installer's choice.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 2, 2010 revision 018
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 2, 2010 revision 038
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 7, 2012 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 3, 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: Medium
  • Payload: Secretly transmit incoming SMS messages to another phone

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Ka Chun Leung

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