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Risk Level 2: Low

April 14, 2012
April 17, 2012 5:08:30 AM
Infection Length:
Between 18,646 and 18,679 bytes
Systems Affected:
Android.Dougalek is a Trojan horse for Android devices that steals information from the compromised device. The threat is typically disguised to display a video.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 14, 2012 revision 008
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 14, 2012 revision 016
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 15, 2012 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 18, 2012
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Threat Assessment


  • Wild Level: Medium
  • Number of Infections: 1000+
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy


  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Payload: Sends information to a remote location.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals the Contacts information from the compromised device.


  • 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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