- December 4, 2013
- December 12, 2013 3:59:31 PM
Android.Hesperbot is a Trojan horse for Android devices that opens a back door on the compromised device and may steal information.
Android package file
The Trojan may arrive as a package with the following characteristics:
Once installed, the application will display an icon with the text "Android" above a green robot on a white background.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version December 4, 2013 revision 040
Latest Rapid Release version April 17, 2015 revision 005
Initial Daily Certified version December 5, 2013
Latest Daily Certified version April 17, 2015 revision 022
Initial Weekly Certified release date December 11, 2013
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Wild Level: Low
Number of Infections: 0 - 49
Number of Sites: 0 - 2
Geographical Distribution: Low
Threat Containment: Easy
Damage Level: Medium
Payload: Opens a back door.
Releases Confidential Info: Steals confidential information.
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: Dumitru Stama