- December 27, 2012
- December 27, 2012 4:18:00 PM
Android.Sysecsms 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 characteristics:
Once installed, the application will display an icon with the text "System Service".
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version December 27, 2012 revision 007
Latest Rapid Release version December 27, 2012 revision 007
Initial Daily Certified version December 27, 2012 revision 019
Latest Daily Certified version December 27, 2012 revision 019
Initial Weekly Certified release date January 2, 2013
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Wild Level: Low
Number of Infections: 0 - 49
Number of Sites: 0 - 2
Geographical Distribution: Low
Threat Containment: Easy
Damage Level: Medium
Payload: Sends SMS messages to premium-rate numbers.
Releases Confidential Info: Steals information from the device.
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Writeup By: Branko Spasojevic