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Android.Backapp

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
September 27, 2012
Updated:
September 27, 2012 10:19:14 AM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Backapp is a Trojan horse for Android devices that steals information from the compromised device.

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

Package name: com.androidkernel.flash


Installation
The program must be installed manually. Once installed, the program does not display an icon.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 27, 2012 revision 006
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 27, 2012 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 27, 2012 revision 018
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 27, 2012 revision 018
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 3, 2012
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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: Steals information from the device.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Tommy Dong

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