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Android.Iconosis

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
June 12, 2012
Updated:
June 21, 2012 5:56:59 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Iconosis is a Trojan horse for Android devices that steals information from the compromised device.

Android package file
The Trojan may arrive as one of the following APK packages:
Package name: [APPLICATION NAME].iconosys
Title: [APPLICATION NAME]

Package name: com.iconosys.[APPLICATION NAME]
Title: [APPLICATION NAME]

Note: [APPLICATION NAME] may be one of the following:
  • ChineseNewYear
  • SMS Replier
  • Mother's Day

The icon displayed on the device once the application is installed varies depending on the application.




Note: Earlier definitions may have detected this threat as Android.Iconosms.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 12, 2012 revision 005
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 21, 2012 revision 003
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 12, 2012 revision 019
  • Latest Daily Certified version June 21, 2012 revision 018
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 13, 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: Low
  • Payload: Steals personally identifiable information (PII) from the compromised device.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Sends personally identifiable information (PII) to a remote location.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
  • Target of Infection: Android devices.
Writeup By: Beannie Cai

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