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Android.Counterclank

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 27, 2012
Updated:
January 30, 2012 12:44:30 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Counterclank is a Trojan horse for Android devices that steals information.

Android package files
The Trojan is available for download in the Android Market as an application package from the following publishers:
  • iApps7 Inc.
  • Ogre Games
  • redmicapps

Applications from these publishers include but are not limited to the following:
  • com.iapps.hitterrorist
  • com.iapps.hitterroristpro
  • com.christmasgame.balloon
  • com.christmasgame.deal
  • com.redmicapps.puzzles.ladies3

For more information, please see the following resource:
Android.Counterclank Found in Official Android Market (Blog, January 27, 2012)

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 27, 2012 revision 002
  • Latest Rapid Release version April 9, 2013 revision 005
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 27, 2012 revision 001
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 9, 2013 revision 009
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 1, 2012
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Medium
  • Number of Infections: 1000+
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Payload: May steal information from the device.
  • Releases Confidential Info: May steal information from the device.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Nino Gutierrez and Asuka Yamamoto

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