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Android.Stiniter

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 8, 2012
Updated:
March 9, 2012 6:36:40 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
620,826 bytes
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Stiniter is a Trojan horse for Android devices that sends SMS messages to a premium-rate phone number.

Android package file
The Trojan may arrive as a package with one of the following names:

APK: android.qpgly.com
Service name: .service.PlayerBindService

APK: android.gdwsklzz.com
Service name: com.gamebox.service.GameUpdateService

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 8, 2012 revision 025
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 8, 2012 revision 033
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 21, 2012 revision 032
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 14, 2012
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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: Medium
  • Payload: Sends SMS messages to a premium-rate phone number.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals various information about the phone.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Symantec Security Response

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