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Android.Gmaster

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
August 23, 2011
Updated:
August 24, 2011 4:50:49 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
203,208 bytes
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Gmaster is a Trojan horse on the Android platform that steals potentially confidential information from the compromised device.

Android Package Files
The Trojan generally masquerades as a legitimate wallpaper application with the following characteristics:

APK: [CHINESE CHARACTERS].apk
Service Name: GameService

The Trojan has the following icon:

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 24, 2011 revision 002
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 12, 2013 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 24, 2011 revision 003
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 12, 2013 revision 023
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 24, 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: Steals potentially confidential information from Android devices.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
  • Target of Infection: Android devices
Writeup By: Asuka Yamamoto

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