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Android.Maistealer

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 24, 2012
Updated:
July 25, 2012 12:26:37 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
1,251,652 bytes
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Maistealer is a Trojan that steals information from Android devices.

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

APK: pkg.GliveWallActivity
Version: 1.0


Installation
Once installed, the application may display an icon depicting the Android robot with Japanese text.


Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 24, 2012 revision 004
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 24, 2013 revision 022
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 24, 2012 revision 018
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 25, 2013 revision 004
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 25, 2012
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Releases Confidential Info: The threat attempts to send stolen contact names and email addresses to a remote site.

Distribution

  • 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: Liang Yuan

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