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Risk Level 1: Very Low

July 23, 2013
July 24, 2013 2:35:05 PM
Systems Affected:
Android.Bankun is a Trojan horse for Android devices that replaces certain banking applications on the compromised device.

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

Package name: com.google.bankun

Once installed, the application will display an icon of a white shopping bag with a blue and red triangle.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version pending
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 25, 2015 revision 008
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 23, 2013 revision 006
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 25, 2015 revision 017
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 24, 2013
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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
  • Payload: Replaces certain applications on the device with malicious versions.
  • Deletes Files: Deletes certain applications on the compromised device.


  • 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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