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Android.Fakeplay

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 9, 2013
Updated:
October 11, 2013 10:00:28 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Name:
Google Play
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Fakeplay is a Trojan horse for Android devices that steals information from the compromised device and sends it to a predetermined email address.

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

Package: com.googleprojects.mmsp
Name: Google Play


Installation
Once installed, the application will display an icon of a green robot with a white cube on its chest:

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 10, 2013 revision 032
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 10, 2013 revision 032
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 11, 2013 revision 001
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 11, 2013 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 16, 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: Medium
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals information from 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: Tommy Dong

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