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Android.Basebridge

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
June 9, 2011
Updated:
June 14, 2011 5:24:22 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
33.894 bytes and 38.628 bytes
Systems Affected:
Android
CVE References:
CVE-2009-1185
Android.Basebridge 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 009
  • Latest Rapid Release version November 7, 2014 revision 033
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 9, 2011 revision 019
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 8, 2014 revision 003
  • 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: Low
  • Payload: Sends premium-rate SMS messages.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Stephen Doherty and Piotr Krysiuk

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