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


Risk Level 1: Very Low

June 25, 2012
June 26, 2012 11:32:31 PM
Infection Length:
Systems Affected:
Android.Twikabot is a Trojan horse for Android devices that attempts to steal information.

Android package file
The Trojan may arrive through email as a package with the following name:

APK: be_social_plugin.apk

Once installed, the application will not display an icon. The device package browser does however display the following:

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 25, 2012 revision 018
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 25, 2012 revision 019
  • Latest Daily Certified version June 25, 2012 revision 019
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 27, 2012
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Kevin Savage

Search Threats

Search by name
Example: W32.Beagle.AG@mm
STAR Antimalware Protection Technologies
2016 Internet Security Threat Report, Volume 21
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Google+
  • YouTube