- July 16, 2013
- July 17, 2013 2:17:44 PM
Android.Fakekakao is a Trojan horse for Android devices sends SMS messages to contacts stored on the compromised device.
Android package file
The Trojan may arrive as a package with the following characteristics:
Kakao Talk Security
Once installed, the application will display an icon of a yellow square with a black speech bubble containing the word "TALK"
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version July 16, 2013 revision 018
Latest Rapid Release version July 16, 2013 revision 019
Initial Daily Certified version July 16, 2013 revision 032
Latest Daily Certified version July 16, 2013 revision 032
Initial Weekly Certified release date July 17, 2013
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Wild Level: Low
Number of Infections: 0 - 49
Number of Sites: 0 - 2
Geographical Distribution: Low
Threat Containment: Easy
Damage Level: Medium
Payload: Opens a back door on the device. Sends SMS messages to contacts listed on the device.
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Writeup By: Dumitru Stama