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Android.Maistealer

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 24, 2012
Updated:
July 25, 2012 12:26:37 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
1,251,652 bytes
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Maistealer is a Trojan that steals information from Android devices.

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

APK: pkg.GliveWallActivity
Version: 1.0


Installation
Once installed, the application may display an icon depicting the Android robot with Japanese text.


Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 24, 2012 revision 004
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 24, 2013 revision 022
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 24, 2012 revision 018
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 25, 2013 revision 004
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 25, 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
  • Releases Confidential Info: The threat attempts to send stolen contact names and email addresses to a remote site.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Liang Yuan

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