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Android.Lovetrap

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 28, 2011
Updated:
July 28, 2011 9:43:05 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
1,023,328 bytes
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Lovetrap is a Trojan horse that sends SMS messages to premium-rate phone numbers.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 28, 2011 revision 001
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 28, 2011 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version May 23, 2012 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 3, 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 SMS messages to premium-rate phone numbers.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals information from Android devices.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Yi Li

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