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Android.Tascudap

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
December 12, 2012
Updated:
December 13, 2012 7:13:39 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
124,568 Bytes
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Tascudap is a Trojan horse for Android devices that uses the compromised device in denial of service attacks.

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

Package name: com.google.themes.provider

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 12, 2012 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 9, 2013 revision 008
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 13, 2012 revision 003
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 10, 2013 revision 007
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 19, 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: Low
  • Payload: Uses the compromised device in denial of service attacks.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Note: On May 14, 2015, modifications will be made to the threat write-ups to streamline the content. The Threat Assessment section will no longer be published as this section is no longer relevant to today's threat landscape. The Risk Level will continue to be the main threat risk assessment indicator.
Writeup By: Takashi Katsuki

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