- April 7, 2014
- April 14, 2014 8:47:13 PM
Android.Virusshield is a Trojan horse for Android devices that claims to scan apps and protect personal information, but has no real functionality.
Android package file
The Trojan may arrive as a package with the following characteristics:
Once installed, the application will display an icon with a red shield with a capital 'S' in white lettering on it.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version April 7, 2014 revision 035
Latest Rapid Release version April 7, 2014 revision 035
Initial Daily Certified version April 8, 2014 revision 001
Latest Daily Certified version April 8, 2014 revision 001
Initial Weekly Certified release date April 9, 2014
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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: Charges $3.99 to install the application.
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: Jeet Morparia