- April 6, 2013
- April 9, 2013 8:52:08 AM
Android.Fakegame is a Trojan horse for Android devices that displays advertisements and 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 belonging to a popular game.
The Trojan arrives on the device by masquerading as a popular game.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version April 6, 2013 revision 024
Latest Rapid Release version April 6, 2013 revision 024
Initial Daily Certified version April 7, 2013 revision 007
Latest Daily Certified version April 7, 2013 revision 007
Initial Weekly Certified release date April 10, 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: Displays advertisements on the compromised device.
Releases Confidential Info: Steals information from the compromised device.
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Writeup By: Daniel Xiang