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Risk Level 1: Very Low

June 21, 2011
June 21, 2011 2:08:57 PM
Systems Affected:
Android.Jsmshider is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on Android devices.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 21, 2011 revision 016
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 21, 2011 revision 019
  • Latest Daily Certified version May 3, 2012 revision 004
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 22, 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: Opens a back door on the device.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Sends certain information to a remote location.


  • 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: Kevin Savage

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