- July 9, 2012
- July 10, 2012 5:16:46 AM
Android.Dropdialer is a Trojan horse for Android devices that sends SMS messages to a premium-rate phone number.
Android package file
The Trojan may arrive as a package with one of the following name(s):
This Trojan poses as a Super Mario wallpaper app.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version July 8, 2012 revision 035
Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
Initial Daily Certified version July 9, 2012 revision 003
Latest Daily Certified version July 12, 2012 revision 016
Initial Weekly Certified release date July 11, 2012
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Wild Level: Low
Number of Infections: 0 - 49
Number of Sites: 0 - 2
Geographical Distribution: Low
Threat Containment: Easy
Damage Level: Medium
Payload: Sends SMS messages to a premium-rate number.
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Writeup By: Tommy Dong