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Risk Level 1: Very Low

July 18, 2012
July 18, 2012 3:32:22 PM
Infection Length:
24,201 bytes
Systems Affected:
Android.Lovespy is a Trojan horse for Android devices that steals information from the device.

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

APK: com.piana.ilovespy

Once installed, the application sends the details of recent phone calls to the following location:

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 18, 2012 revision 005
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 18, 2012 revision 021
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 18, 2012 revision 021
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 18, 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: Medium
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals information from the device.


  • 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: Yi Li

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