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Android.Faketaobao.B

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 20, 2014
Updated:
January 23, 2014 1:22:28 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Faketaobao.B is a Trojan horse for Android devices that intercepts and and sends incoming SMS messages to a remote attacker.




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

Package name: com.jiuaefu.bjqese
Version: 1.0
Name: Taobao Share


Installation
Once installed, the application will display an orange icon with the Chinese character for "tao".



Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 20, 2014 revision 025
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 20, 2014 revision 025
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 21, 2014 revision 005
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 21, 2014 revision 005
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 22, 2014
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 SMS messages from the compromised device.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Zhicheng Zeng

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