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Risk Level 1: Very Low

February 15, 2012
February 20, 2012 8:09:34 AM
Infection Length:
11,952,715 bytes
Systems Affected:
Android.Gappusin is a Trojan horse for Android devices that downloads applications and disguises them as system updates.

Android package file
The Trojan may arrive as a package with the following name:
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Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 15, 2012 revision 033
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 15, 2012 revision 036
  • Latest Daily Certified version May 1, 2012 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 22, 2012
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Threat Assessment


  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy


  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Payload: Downloads potentially malicious applications.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals device information.


  • Distribution Level: Low
Note: On May 14, 2015, modifications will be made to the threat write-ups to streamline the content. The Threat Assessment section will no longer be published as this section is no longer relevant to today's threat landscape. The Risk Level will continue to be the main threat risk assessment indicator.
Writeup By: Yi Li

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