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Android.Dropdialer

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 9, 2012
Updated:
July 10, 2012 5:16:46 AM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Dropdialer is a Trojan horse for Android devices that sends SMS messages to a premium-rate phone number.

Android package file
The Trojan may arrive as a package with one of the following name(s):

APK:
  • com.activator
  • com.nnew.superMariowallpapers

Version:1.0


Installation
This Trojan poses as a Super Mario wallpaper app.


Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 8, 2012 revision 035
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 9, 2012 revision 003
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 12, 2012 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 11, 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: Sends SMS messages to a premium-rate number.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Tommy Dong

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