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Risk Level 1: Very Low

April 10, 2012
April 26, 2012 1:52:52 AM
Infection Length:
220,015 bytes
Systems Affected:
Android.Tigerbot is a Trojan horse for Android devices that opens a back door on the compromised device.

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

APK: com.google.android.lifestyle
Version: 1.4.1
Name: com.google.android.lifestyle.apk
Icon: The Trojan does not create an application icon. However, it may appear in Manage Applications as an application named System.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 10, 2012 revision 001
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 10, 2012 revision 003
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 10, 2012 revision 003
  • 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 Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy


  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Payload: Opens a back door on the compromised device.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Records contacts, incoming, and outgoing call numbers.


  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Asuka Yamamoto

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