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Android.Basebridge

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
June 9, 2011
Updated:
June 14, 2011 5:24:22 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
33.894 bytes and 38.628 bytes
Systems Affected:
Android
CVE References:
CVE-2009-1185
Android.Basebridge is a Trojan horse that attempts to send premium-rate SMS messages to predetermined numbers.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 9, 2011 revision 009
  • Latest Rapid Release version April 16, 2015 revision 057
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 9, 2011 revision 019
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 17, 2015 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 15, 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: Stephen Doherty and Piotr Krysiuk

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