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Android.Fakesucon

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
December 9, 2011
Updated:
December 9, 2011 3:25:24 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
16,927 bytes
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Fakesucon 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: SuiConFo.apk
Process name: com.magicsms.own
Version: 1.0


Installation
When the Trojan is installed, it will display the following message on the device:
ERROR: Android version is not compatible



Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 9, 2011 revision 007
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 9, 2011 revision 018
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 9, 2011 revision 018
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 14, 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: Liang Yuan

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