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Risk Level 1: Very Low

July 2, 2012
July 19, 2012 7:16:57 AM
Systems Affected:
Android.Nandrobox is a Trojan horse for Android devices that steals information from the compromised device. It also deletes certain SMS messages from the device.

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

APK: com.androidbox.ysygbnet8
Version: 1.0

Once installed, the application displays the following icon on the device:

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version pending
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 3, 2012 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 2, 2012 revision 018
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 3, 2012 revision 017
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 4, 2012
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

Threat Assessment


  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy


  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Payload: Deletes certain SMS messages.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals information from the device.


  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Daniel Xiang

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