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Android.ZertSecurity

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 8, 2013
Updated:
May 9, 2013 5:00:53 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.ZertSecurity is a Trojan horse for Android devices that steals information and sends it to a remote attacker.

Android package file
The Trojan package has the following characteristics:

Package name: com.ceandroid.security.zert
APK: zertifikat.apk

The Trojan may arrive as part of a phishing campaign. The package file has to be manually downloaded and installed by the user.


Installation
Once installed, the application will display a padlock icon.



When executed, the application will display a login screen.



Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 8, 2013 revision 016
  • Latest Rapid Release version May 8, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 8, 2013 revision 018
  • Latest Daily Certified version May 8, 2013 revision 018
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 15, 2013
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

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
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals confidential information.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Santiago Cortes

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