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Android.Fakedown

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
April 17, 2013
Updated:
April 18, 2013 9:02:56 AM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Fakedown is a Trojan horse for Android devices that downloads more malicious apps onto the compromised device.

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

Package name:
org.apache.cordova.example

Publisher:

Z.D. Team


Installation
Once installed, the application will display an icon that has a large downward-pointing arrow.


Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 17, 2013 revision 038
  • Latest Rapid Release version April 17, 2013 revision 038
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 18, 2013 revision 005
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 18, 2013 revision 005
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 24, 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: Downloads malicious apps onto the compromised device.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Tommy Dong

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