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Android.Kituri

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
June 8, 2012
Updated:
June 13, 2012 1:41:04 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
1,771,033 bytes
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Kituri is a Trojan horse for Android devices that blocks certain SMS messages from being received by the device. It may also send SMS messages to a premium-rate number.

Android package file
The Trojan may arrive as the following APK package:



Package name: com.kituri.activity
Version: 1.6

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 8, 2012 revision 002
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 8, 2012 revision 002
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 8, 2012 revision 003
  • Latest Daily Certified version June 8, 2012 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 13, 2012
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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 send SMS messages to a premium-rate number.
    Blocks certain SMS messages.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
  • Target of Infection: Android devices.
Writeup By: Daniel Xiang

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