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Android.Ggtracker

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
June 22, 2011
Updated:
June 22, 2011 11:29:25 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
22,644 bytes
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Ggtracker is a Trojan horse for Android devices that sends SMS messages to a premium-rate number. It may also steal information from the device.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 22, 2011 revision 003
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 22, 2011 revision 038
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 8, 2011 revision 022
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 22, 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 SMS messages to a premium-rate number.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals information from the 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: Piotr Krysiuk

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