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Android.FakeMart

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
August 11, 2013
Updated:
August 13, 2013 9:08:08 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.FakeMart is a Trojan horse for Android devices that may send SMS messages to premium rate numbers. It may also block incoming messages and steal information from the compromised device.

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

Package name: com.android.blackmarket
Version: 1.0
Name: Black Market Alpha


Installation
Once installed, the application will display an icon with a white uppercase letter B on a black background.


Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 11, 2013 revision 025
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 11, 2013 revision 025
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 12, 2013 revision 003
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 12, 2013 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 14, 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: Medium
  • Payload: Opens a back door, steals information, and sends premium SMS.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Tommy Dong

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