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Android.Arspam

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
December 19, 2011
Updated:
December 19, 2011 3:32:51 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Arspam is a Trojan horse for Android devices that sends spam SMS messages to contacts on the compromised device.


Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 19, 2011 revision 004
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 19, 2011 revision 020
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 19, 2011 revision 020
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 21, 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 spam SMS messages to contacts.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Beannie Cai

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