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Android.Ballonpop

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
December 8, 2013
Updated:
December 10, 2013 11:43:42 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Ballonpop 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.ballonpop2.uploadtoserver
Version: 1.1
Name: BalloonPop2

Permissions
When the Trojan is being installed, it requests permissions to perform the following actions:
  • Open network connections
  • Allow access to accounts listed in the Accounts Service

Installation
Once installed, the application will display a green icon with "Balloon Pop 2" written in blue text.



Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 8, 2013 revision 024
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 9, 2013 revision 009
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 9, 2013 revision 001
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 9, 2013 revision 025
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 11, 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.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Tommy Dong

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