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Android.Smssniffer

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 11, 2011
Updated:
July 11, 2011 8:36:26 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
19,865 bytes
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Smssniffer is a Trojan horse that intercepts SMS messages on Android devices.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 9, 2011 revision 017
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 10, 2011 revision 003
  • Latest Daily Certified version May 24, 2012 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 13, 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
  • Releases Confidential Info: Sends a copy of SMS messages to another device.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Alan Neville

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