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Android.Uxipp

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
June 9, 2011
Updated:
June 9, 2011 10:58:04 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
875,684 bytes
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Uxipp is a Trojan horse that attempts to send premium-rate SMS messages to predetermined numbers.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 9, 2011 revision 005
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 9, 2011 revision 019
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 5, 2013 revision 032
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 15, 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 premium-rate SMS messages.
  • Compromises Security Settings: Sends IMEI and IMSI numbers to a predetermined URL.

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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