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Risk Level 1: Very Low

April 6, 2013
April 9, 2013 8:52:08 AM
Systems Affected:
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:

Package names:
  • com.zhidong.fc
  • com.zhidong.pes
  • com.zhidong.sm
  • com.zhidong.xiadao


Z.D. Team

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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Threat Assessment


  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy


  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Payload: Displays advertisements on the compromised device.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals information from the compromised device.


  • 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: Daniel Xiang

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