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Android.Centero

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 29, 2013
Updated:
May 30, 2013 7:41:02 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Centero is a Trojan horse for Android devices that displays advertisements on the compromised device.

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

One of the following package names:
  • com.easou.plus
  • com.easou.search
  • cn.tianya.light


Installation
Once installed, the application displays a red icon with an "e" and a "+" (plus) sign.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 29, 2013 revision 006
  • Latest Rapid Release version May 29, 2013 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 29, 2013 revision 017
  • Latest Daily Certified version May 29, 2013 revision 017
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 29, 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: Low
  • Payload: Displays advertisements on the compromised device.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Daniel Xiang

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