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Android.Catchtoken

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
December 16, 2013
Updated:
January 3, 2014 2:57:02 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Catchtoken is a Trojan horse for Android devices that intercepts SMS messages and opens a back door on the compromised device.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 16, 2013 revision 018
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 16, 2013 revision 018
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 16, 2013 revision 032
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 16, 2013 revision 032
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 18, 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
  • Payload: Intercepts SMS messages. Opens a back door.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Kevin Savage

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