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Risk Level 1: Very Low

June 9, 2011
June 14, 2011 5:24:22 AM
Infection Length:
33.894 bytes and 38.628 bytes
Systems Affected:
CVE References:
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 Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy


  • Damage Level: Low
  • Payload: Sends premium-rate SMS messages.


  • 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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