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Android.Geinimi

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 1, 2011
Updated:
January 1, 2011 11:54:03 AM
Also Known As:
Troj/Geinimi-A [Sophos]
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
570,420 bytes
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Geinimi is a Trojan that opens a back door and transmits information from the device to a remote location.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 31, 2010 revision 040
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 1, 2011 revision 005
  • Latest Daily Certified version May 2, 2012 revision 005
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 5, 2011
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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: Opens a back door.
  • Releases Confidential Info: May collect and transmit information including a users contacts and geographical location from the device.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Gavin OGorman and Hatsuho Honda

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