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Android.Positmob

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
November 12, 2011
Updated:
November 14, 2011 9:58:01 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
304, 483 Bytes
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Positmob is a Trojan horse program for Android devices that sends SMS messages to premium rate phone numbers.

Android package file
The Trojan arrives as an application package with the following details:

APK: mmr_v1_0.apk
Publisher: N/A
Process name: com.depositmobi
Version: N/A


Installation
The program must be manually installed.

Once installed, the application will display an icon with the text of "Install".

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 12, 2011 revision 001
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 12, 2011 revision 009
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 16, 2012 revision 018
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 16, 2011
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

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 premium rate numbers.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Hatsuho Honda

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