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Android.Hesperbot

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
December 4, 2013
Updated:
December 12, 2013 3:59:31 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Android
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:

Package name: com.certificate
Version: 2.0
Name: certificate


Installation
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 December 4, 2013
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 5, 2013
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 5, 2013
  • 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
  • Payload: Opens a back door.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals confidential information.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Dumitru Stama

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