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Android.Rufraud

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
December 12, 2011
Updated:
December 13, 2011 6:23:04 AM
Also Known As:
Android.Premiumtext [Symantec], ANDROIDOS_RUFRAUD.A [Trend]
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Rufraud is a Trojan horse for Android devices that sends SMS messages to premium-rate phone numbers.

Note: Virus definitions dated December 12, 2011 or earlier may detect this threat as Android.Premiumtext.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 12, 2011 revision 039
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 13, 2011 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 14, 2011 revision 034
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 14, 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: Sends SMS messages to premium-rate numbers.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Xiao Jun Xie

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