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Android.Rootcager

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 2, 2011
Updated:
February 9, 2012 12:54:41 PM
Also Known As:
Andr/DroidD-A [Sophos]
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Rootcager is a Trojan horse that steals information from Android devices.


For more information, please see the following blog post:
New Android Threat Gives Phone a Root Canal

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 2, 2011 revision 004
  • Latest Rapid Release version April 18, 2013 revision 008
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 2, 2011 revision 019
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 20, 2012 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 2, 2011
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
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals information from Android devices.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Kaoru Hayashi

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