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Android.Fauxtocopy

Updated:
November 15, 2011 3:39:40 PM
Type:
Spyware
Name:
Update
Version:
1.2
Risk Impact:
High

Behavior

Android.Fauxtocopy is a spyware application for Android devices that gathers photos from the device and sends them to a predetermined email address.

Android package file
The Trojan arrives as one of the following application packages:

APK: Update.apk
Name: Update


Installation
The program must be manually installed.

The application will create an icon that looks like a cog wheel.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 15, 2011 revision 006
  • Latest Rapid Release version November 15, 2011 revision 020
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 15, 2011 revision 019
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 15, 2011 revision 038
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 16, 2011
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