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Android.Updtbot

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
April 16, 2012
Updated:
April 16, 2012 2:23:58 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
23,536 bytes
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Updtbot is a Trojan horse for Android devices that may arrive through SMS messages. It may then open a back door on the compromised device.

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

APK: cn.smstelphoneapp
Version: 1.0

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 16, 2012 revision 006
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 16, 2012 revision 018
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 16, 2012 revision 018
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 18, 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: Medium
  • Payload: May open a back door.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
  • Target of Infection: SMS messages.
Writeup By: Beannie Cai

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