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Risk Level 1: Very Low

May 8, 2013
May 9, 2013 5:00:53 PM
Infection Length:
Systems Affected:
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.

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


  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals confidential information.


  • 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: Santiago Cortes

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