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Android.Krysanec

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
September 1, 2014
Updated:
September 2, 2014 2:31:17 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Krysanec is a Trojan horse for Android devices that opens a back door on the compromised device.



Android package file
The Trojan is packaged inside legitimate Android application package files (APK). The name of the APK file is the same as that of the original application.

Installation
Once installed, the application will display the icon of whichever application it has been packaged with.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 1, 2014 revision 034
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 1, 2014 revision 034
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 1, 2014 revision 021
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 1, 2014 revision 021
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 3, 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
  • Payload: Opens a back door.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Takashi katsuki

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