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Risk Level 1: Very Low

June 6, 2011
June 6, 2011 10:39:53 AM
Systems Affected:
Android.Gonfu is a Trojan horse that steals information from Android devices.

Credit to Dr. Jiang of NCSU.edu for finding this threat.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 6, 2011 revision 006
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 6, 2011 revision 018
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 1, 2012 revision 017
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 8, 2011
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Threat Assessment


  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy


  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Payload: May download another file on to the device.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals information from Android devices.


  • 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: Stephen Doherty

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