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Risk Level 1: Very Low

January 9, 2012
January 11, 2012 2:23:31 PM
Infection Length:
26,271 bytes
Systems Affected:
Android.Qicsomos is a Trojan horse for Android devices that sends SMS messages to a premium-rate phone number.

Android Package File
The Trojan arrives as a package with the following name:

The Trojan will have the following name:
Détecteur de Carrier IQ

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 9, 2012 revision 039
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 10, 2012 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 10, 2012 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 11, 2012
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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 SMS messages to a premium-rate phone number.


  • 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: Takashi Katsuki

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