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


Risk Level 1: Very Low

July 9, 2012
July 10, 2012 6:18:51 PM
Systems Affected:
Android.Kranxpay is a Trojan horse for Android devices that downloads other apps onto the device.

Android package file
The Trojan may arrive as a package with one of the following name:


Once installed, the application will display an icon. The icon and text displayed may differ depending on the version of the Trojanized app used.

The package details and icon can be also seen in the package browser after installation.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 9, 2012 revision 020
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 17, 2018 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 9, 2012 revision 021
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 18, 2018 revision 009
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 11, 2012
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Kevin Savage

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