1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Android.Positmob


Risk Level 1: Very Low

November 12, 2011
November 14, 2011 9:58:01 AM
Infection Length:
304, 483 Bytes
Systems Affected:
Android.Positmob is a Trojan horse program for Android devices that sends SMS messages to premium rate phone numbers.

Android package file
The Trojan arrives as an application package with the following details:

APK: mmr_v1_0.apk
Publisher: N/A
Process name: com.depositmobi
Version: N/A

The program must be manually installed.

Once installed, the application will display an icon with the text of "Install".

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 12, 2011 revision 001
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 16, 2018 revision 024
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 12, 2011 revision 009
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 17, 2018 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 16, 2011
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Hatsuho Honda

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