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Android.Fakepatch

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
June 27, 2012
Updated:
June 28, 2012 12:01:52 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Fakepatch is a Trojan horse for Android devices that downloads more files on to the device.

Android package file
The Trojan may arrive as a package with one of the following names:

APK:
  • com.rainbows.Diz
  • com.temples.cz
  • com.tencents.qqgame.hallinstaller.hall
  • net.lyzhena.gqyypt
  • ren.zhiwudazhanjiangshilianliankans
Name: bopomofo


Installation
Once installed, the application may display the following icons on the device:


Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 26, 2012 revision 006
  • Latest Rapid Release version April 4, 2013 revision 002
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 26, 2012 revision 019
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 4, 2013 revision 018
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 27, 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 files onto the device.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Zhicheng Zeng

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