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Android.Beita

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
November 1, 2013
Updated:
November 1, 2013 12:31:03 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Beita is a Trojan horse for Android devices that steals information from the compromised device.

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

Package name: com.beita.contact
Version: 1.0
Name: Robot[THREE CHINESE CHARACTERS]


Permissions
When the Trojan is being installed, it requests permissions to perform the following actions:
  • Read user's contacts data
  • Create new contact data
  • Write to external storage devices
  • Open network connections

Installation
Once installed, the application will display a white and blue icon that includes the Android logo with a grid design.



Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 1, 2013 revision 005
  • Latest Rapid Release version November 1, 2013 revision 005
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 1, 2013 revision 018
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 1, 2013 revision 018
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 6, 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
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals information from the compromised device.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Tommy Dong

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