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Android.Gamex

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 10, 2012
Updated:
May 11, 2012 11:25:32 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Gamex is a Trojan horse for Android devices that downloads further threats.

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

Version: 1.5.2
Name: de.mehrmannd.sdbooster

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 10, 2012 revision 008
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 10, 2012 revision 019
  • Latest Daily Certified version May 10, 2012 revision 019
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 16, 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: Downloads other threats on to the device.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Gathers the IMEI and IMSI number from the device.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Liang Yuan

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