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Android.Dandro

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 29, 2013
Updated:
February 12, 2013 10:54:51 AM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Dandro is a Trojan horse for Android devices that allows a remote attacker to gain control over the device and steal information from it.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 29, 2013 revision 018
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 29, 2013 revision 032
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 29, 2013 revision 032
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 30, 2013
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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
  • Payload: Allows the device to be controlled remotely.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals information from the device.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Alan Neville

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