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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
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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: Low
  • Payload: Displays advertisements on the compromised device.

Distribution

  • 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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