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Android.Backdexer

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
December 18, 2013
Updated:
December 18, 2013 4:12:14 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Backdexer is a Trojan horse for Android devices that may send premium-rate SMS messages from the compromised device.



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

Package name: air.com.turnerapac.cartoonnetworkasia.iphone.foreverdefense
Name: Ben 10 Forever Defense

Installation
Once installed, the application will display an icon with the text "BEN 10 ALIEN FORCE" on it.



Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 18, 2013 revision 005
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 18, 2013 revision 005
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 18, 2013 revision 017
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 18, 2013 revision 017
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 18, 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: Downloads files.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals information.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Tommy Dong

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