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Android.Walkinwat

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 30, 2011
Updated:
March 30, 2011 8:48:31 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
13,188 bytes
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Walkinwat is a Trojan horse that steals information from the compromised device.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 30, 2011 revision 004
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 30, 2011 revision 003
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 30, 2011 revision 023
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 30, 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: Sends SMS messages to all numbers in the phone book.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals information from the compromised device.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Note: On May 14, 2015, modifications will be made to the threat write-ups to streamline the content. The Threat Assessment section will no longer be published as this section is no longer relevant to today's threat landscape. The Risk Level will continue to be the main threat risk assessment indicator.
Writeup By: Takashi Katsuki

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