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Android.Nyearleaker

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 5, 2012
Updated:
January 5, 2012 2:08:44 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
1,269,077 bytes
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Nyearleaker is a Trojan horse program for Android devices that steals information.

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

APK: com.inoxapps.newyearlwp


Installation
Android.Nyearleaker is a live wall paper application available on the Google market.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 5, 2012 revision 006
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 5, 2012 revision 007
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 5, 2012 revision 007
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 11, 2012
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: Medium
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals information from the device.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Beannie Cai

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