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Android.Smstibook

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 11, 2011
Updated:
May 12, 2011 8:25:01 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Smstibook is a Trojan horse that attempts to send premium-rate SMS messages to predetermined numbers.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 11, 2011 revision 039
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version pending
  • Latest Daily Certified version June 1, 2012 revision 005
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 18, 2011
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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: Low
  • Payload: Sends premium-rate SMS messages.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
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: Kaoru Hayashi

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