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Android.Fakevoice

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
April 5, 2012
Updated:
April 5, 2012 11:16:33 AM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Fakevoice is a Trojan horse for Android devices that dials a premium-rate phone number.

Android package file
The Trojan may arrive as a package with one of the following name(s):

APK: com.VoiceChange.VoiceChangeIL
Version: 1.4
Name: Voice Changer Israel


Permissions
When the Trojan is being installed, it requests permissions to perform the following actions:
  • Read contact data.
  • Make phone calls without loading the Dialer interface.

Installation
Once installed, the application will display an icon with the following name:
Voice Changer Israel

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 27, 2012 revision 001
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 27, 2012 revision 008
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 27, 2012 revision 008
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 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: Low
  • Payload: Dials a premium-rate phone number.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low

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