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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
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: Asuka Yamamoto

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